Definition of Phlomis fruticosa
1. Noun. A spreading subshrub of Mediterranean regions cultivated for dense axillary whorls of purple or yellow flowers.
Group relationships: Genus Phlomis
Generic synonyms: Subshrub, Suffrutex
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phlomis Fruticosa
Literary usage of Phlomis fruticosa
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"[Greek, mullen, in allusion to the thick woolly leaves of some species.] About 50 species, natives of the Old World. Type species : Phlomis fruticosa L. i. ..."
2. Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain by John Claudius Loudon (1854)
"... £alvia triloba Phlomis fruticosa and South of Europe South of Europe South of Europe South of Europe Spain South of Europe Siberia Italy South of Europe ..."
3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"... Phlomis fruticosa, Helichrysum italicum, Marrubium, Euphorbia, etc.; (2) the dune formation, ..."
4. Nature by Nature Publishing Group, Norman Lockyer (1883)
"Thus an old- fashioned garden plant (Phlomis fruticosa) is called sage of Jerusalem with about as little reason. And in France the term Jerusalem artichoke ..."