Definition of Pogostemon cablin

1. Noun. Small East Indian shrubby mint; fragrant oil from its leaves is used in perfumes.

Exact synonyms: Pachouli, Patchouli, Patchouly
Group relationships: Genus Pogostemon, Pogostemon
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



Lexicographical Neighbors of Pogostemon Cablin

Poeciliidae
Poecilocapsus
Poecilocapsus lineatus
Poecilogale
Poecilogale albinucha
Poephila
Poephila castanotis
Poesque
Poet Laureate
Poetic Edda
Pogonia divaricata
Pogonia rosea
Pogonomyrmex
Pogonophora
Pogostemon
Pogostemon cablin (current term)
Pogradec
Pohnpeian
Pohorje
Poincaré conjecture
Poincaré disk
Poincaré disks
Poincaré space
Poinciana gilliesii
Poinciana pulcherrima
Poinciana regia
Poindexter
Poindexters
Poirier's gland
Poirier's line

Literary usage of Pogostemon cablin

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 (1908)
"... which was first described by Blanco (1837) as Mentha cablin, and by Bentham renamed Pogostemon cablin, should in future be called Pogostemon cablin, ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1908)
"... renamed Pogostemon cablin, should in future be called Pogostemon cablin, Benth. In the opinion of Holmes, this would be a great mistake from a practical ..."

3. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1917)
"Spain, Southern France. Rosa spp. OTTO OF ROSE. From the petals. Bulgaria. Persia, Southern France. Pogostemon cablin. PATCHOULI OIL. From the leaves. ..."

4. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"Iris germanica L. (including its variety fiorentina Dykes) and /. pallida Lam. Viola tricolor L Passiflora incarnata L. Pogostemon cablin Benth. and P. ..."

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