Definitions for: Labiatae


[n] A country of southern Europe comprising the peninsula of Italy, Sardinia, Sicily, and several smaller islands. It was settled by Ligurian peoples and later by Etruscans (before 800b.c. ), who were supplanted by the Latin Romans by 270 b.c. After the fall of the empire ( a.d. 476), Italy was ruled by various barbarian tribes, local families, and popes. The country was finally unified under Victor Emmanuel II in 1870. Rome is the capital and the largest city. Population, 56,243,935. [n] A peninsula of southern Europe projecting into the Mediterranean Sea between the Tyrrhenian and Adriatic seas.



Synonyms: family Labiatae, family Lamiaceae, Lamiaceae, mint family

See Also: Acinos, Agastache, Ajuga, asterid dicot family, Ballota, Blephilia, Calamintha, Clinopodium, Collinsonia, Conradina, Dracocephalum, Galeopsis, genus Acinos, genus Agastache, genus Ajuga, genus Ballota, genus Blephilia, genus Calamintha, genus Clinopodium, genus Coleus, genus Collinsonia, genus Conradina, genus Dracocephalum, genus Elsholtzia, genus Galeopsis, genus Glechoma, genus Hedeoma, genus Hyssopus, genus Koellia, genus Lamium, genus Lavandula, genus Leonotis, genus Leonurus, genus Lepechinia, genus Lycopus, genus Majorana, genus Marrubium, genus Melissa, genus Mentha, genus Micromeria, genus Molucella, genus Monarda, genus Monardella, genus Nepeta, genus Ocimum, genus Origanum, genus Perilla, genus Phlomis, genus Physostegia, genus Plectranthus, genus Pogostemon, genus Prunella, genus Pycnanthemum, genus Rosmarinus, genus Salvia, genus Satureia, genus Satureja, genus Scutellaria, genus Sideritis, genus Solenostemon, genus Sphacele, genus Stachys, Glechoma, Hedeoma, Hyssopus, Koellia, Lamium, Lavandula, Leonotis, Leonurus, Lepechinia, Lycopus, Majorana, Marrubium, Melissa, Mentha, Micromeria, Molucella, Monardella, Nepeta, Ocimum, order Polemoniales, Perilla, Pogostemon, Polemoniales, Prunella, Pycnanthemum, Rosmarinus, Satureia, Satureja, Scutellaria, Sideritis, Solenostemon, Sphacele, Stachys

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