Definition of lemon verbena in English:

lemon verbena

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noun

  • A South American shrub of the verbena family, with lemon-scented leaves that are used as flavouring and to make a sedative tea.
    • Aloysia triphylla, family Verbenaceae
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    • Being a deciduous shrub, lemon verbena will drop its leaves for a few months during the winter.
    • If you're into herb teas German chamomile, lemon verbena and sage are sunny stalwarts.
    • The severe summer drought got to the lemon verbena long before my silver maples started shedding leaves in stress.

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