Definition of Monardella lanceolata
1. Noun. Fragrant California annual herb having lanceolate leaves and clusters of rose-purple flowers.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Monardella, Monardella
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monardella Lanceolata
Literary usage of Monardella lanceolata
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1. California Plants in Their Homes: A Botanical Reader for Children by Alice Merritt Davidson (1898)
"... is the yerba buena so prized as a medicine by the Spanish Californians; Monardella lanceolata, Gray, or " pennyroyal," is a handsome-flowered mint, ..."
2. Zoe: A Biological Journal by Townshend Stith Brandegee, Katharine Layne Brandegee (1908)
"Monardella lanceolata Gray. Open uncultivated grounds. Mariposa and above. C. candicans Benth. Occasional in open spaces in the chaparral. Mariposa, etc. ..."
3. A Mission Record of the California Indians: From a Manuscript in the by Alfred Louis Kroeber, José Francisco de Paula Señán, Vicente Francisco Sarría (1910)
"The juice of the berries is used for inflamed eyes, and also formerly used for tattooing. Labiatae. Mint Family. Monardella lanceolata. ..."
4. University of California Publications in Botany by University of California, Berkeley (1903)
"Found growing on the south side at 5500 ft. alt. (No. 733.) Mentha viridis LM spicata L. Spearmint. Thomas Valley. (No. 770.) Monardella lanceolata Gray. ..."