Definition of Lavandula angustifolia

1. Noun. Aromatic Mediterranean shrub widely cultivated for its lilac flowers which are dried and used in sachets.

Exact synonyms: English Lavender, Lavandula Officinalis
Generic synonyms: Lavender



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lavandula Angustifolia

Laurinda
Lauritz Lebrecht Hommel Melchior
Lauritz Melchior
Laurus nobilis
Laurussia
Lausanne
Lautaro Faction of the United Popular Action Movem
Lautaro Popular Rebel Forces
Lautaro Youth Movement
Lauth's canal
Lauth's ligament
Lauth's violet
Lava
Laval
Lavandula
Lavandula angustifolia
Lavandula latifolia
Lavandula officinalis
Lavandula stoechas
Lavasan
Lavatera
Lavatera arborea
Lavdovsky's nucleoid
Laverania
Lavern
Laverna
Laverne
Lavigne
Lavinia
Lavoisier

Literary usage of Lavandula angustifolia

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1. A Practical treatise on materia medica and therapeutics by John Vietch Shoemaker (1908)
"The carefuly dried flowers of lavandula angustifolia (Labiatae), much cultivated for their perfume, contain volatile oil, some resin, and tannin. ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"Uses: Herbage in salads; oil in preparation of soaps, etc. Propagated by divisions, cuttings and seeds in spring. Lavender (lavandula angustifolia, L. ..."

3. Wöhler's Outlines of Organic Chemistry by Friedrich Wöhler, Ira Remsen, Rudolph Fittig (1873)
"... oils of lavender and spike, in the blossoms and leaves of lavandula angustifolia and Lavandula latifolia ; oil of camphor trees, the oil in elemi, ..."

4. Flora Medica: Containing Coloured Delineations of the Various Medicinal by George Spratt (1829)
"... two of these are in general cultivation in this country, the Lavandula Spica, (broad.leaved lavender) and lavandula angustifolia (narrow.leaved) : these ..."

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