Definition of Trichostema
1. Noun. Genus of North American aromatic herbs or subshrubs: blue curls.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Labiatae, Family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, Mint Family
Member holonyms: Blue Curls, Black Sage, California Romero, Trichostema Lanatum, Wooly Blue Curls
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trichostema
Literary usage of Trichostema
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Botany of the Northern and Middle States; Or A Description of the Plants by Lewis Caleb Beck (1833)
"trichostema. Linn. Calyx resupinate. Upper lip of the coral falcate. Stamens very long and incurved. ..."
2. Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey: Made Under the by United States Department of the Interior, William Hemsley Emory, Spencer Fullerton Baird, Charles Frederic Girard, Timothy Abbott Conrad, George Engelmann, James Hall, Charles Christopher Parry, Arthur Carl Victor Schott, John Torrey (1858)
"trichostema LANATUM, Benth. Lab. p. 659, (TAB. XL.) Solidad, above San Diego, California^ June—July ; Parry; also found near San Antonio, in the same State, ..."
3. A Flora of Western Middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1911)
"Ovary superior, 4-lobed (or 4-parted in trichostema), separating when ripe into 4 small ... Nutlets attached by the base (or by the side in trichostema. ..."