Definition of Molucella
1. Noun. Small genus of aromatic herbs of Mediterranean regions; widely cultivated.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Labiatae, Family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, Mint Family
Member holonyms: Bells Of Ireland, Molucca Balm, Molucella Laevis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Molucella
Literary usage of Molucella
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1. The Ladies Flower-garden of Ornamental Annuals by Loudon (Jane) (1842)
"Molucella levis, Riv. SPECIFIC CHARACTER. Limb of calyx large, ... Molucella SPINOSA, Lin. THE SPINY MOLUCCA BALM. ..."