Definition of Monarda punctata

1. Noun. Tall erect perennial or annual having lanceolate leaves and heads of purple-spotted creamy flowers; many subspecies grown from eastern to southwestern United States and in Mexico.

Exact synonyms: Horsemint
Generic synonyms: Monarda, Wild Bergamot

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monarda Punctata

Monakow's bundle
Monakow's nucleus
Monakow's syndrome
Monakow's tract
Monarda citriodora
Monarda clinopodia
Monarda didyma
Monarda fistulosa
Monarda pectinata
Monarda punctata (current term)
Monardella lanceolata
Monckeberg's arteriosclerosis
Monckeberg's calcification
Monckeberg's degeneration
Monckeberg's medial calcification
Monckeberg's sclerosis
Monday-morning quarterback
Monday-morning quarterbacked

Literary usage of Monarda punctata

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1897)
"Edward Kremers called attention to the fact that although examinations of four specimens of Monarda punctata have been recorded, none of these specimens are ..."

2. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"Monarda punctata L. HORSE-MINT. (Man. p. 796 I. ff 3137.) In dry fields, southern NY to Fla., Wis., Kans. and Tex.—Pennsylvania: BUCKS, Bristol. 18. ..."

3. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
"In the case of Monarda punctata shown in our illustration, this has gone so far that ... The horse-mint (Monarda punctata), though not as brilliant as its ..."

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