Mullein foxglove
Mullein Mul"lein, n. [OE. moleyn, AS. molegn.] (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Verbascum}. They are tall herbs having coarse leaves, and large flowers in dense spikes. The common species, with densely woolly leaves, is {Verbascum Thapsus}. [1913 Webster]

{Moth mullein}. See under {Moth}.

{Mullein foxglove}, an American herb ({Seymeria macrophylla}) with coarse leaves and yellow tubular flowers with a spreading border.

{Petty mullein}, the cowslip. --Dr. Prior. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • mullein foxglove — noun : an American herb (Seymeria macrophylla) with coarse leaves and yellow tubular flowers …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mullein — Mul lein, n. [OE. moleyn, AS. molegn.] (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Verbascum}. They are tall herbs having coarse leaves, and large flowers in dense spikes. The common species, with densely woolly leaves, is {Verbascum Thapsus}. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foxglove family — noun a family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Polemoniales; includes figwort and snapdragon and foxglove and toadflax and speedwell and mullein; in some classifications placed in the order Scrophulariales • Syn: ↑Scrophulariaceae, ↑family… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Moth mullein — Mullein Mul lein, n. [OE. moleyn, AS. molegn.] (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Verbascum}. They are tall herbs having coarse leaves, and large flowers in dense spikes. The common species, with densely woolly leaves, is {Verbascum Thapsus}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Petty mullein — Mullein Mul lein, n. [OE. moleyn, AS. molegn.] (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Verbascum}. They are tall herbs having coarse leaves, and large flowers in dense spikes. The common species, with densely woolly leaves, is {Verbascum Thapsus}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seymeria macrophylla — Mullein Mul lein, n. [OE. moleyn, AS. molegn.] (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Verbascum}. They are tall herbs having coarse leaves, and large flowers in dense spikes. The common species, with densely woolly leaves, is {Verbascum Thapsus}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Verbascum Thapsus — Mullein Mul lein, n. [OE. moleyn, AS. molegn.] (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Verbascum}. They are tall herbs having coarse leaves, and large flowers in dense spikes. The common species, with densely woolly leaves, is {Verbascum Thapsus}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dasistoma macrophylla — ID 25481 Symbol Key DAMA Common Name mullein foxglove Family Scrophulariaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MO, MS, NE, OH, OK, PA, SC,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Scrophulariaceous — Scroph u*la ri*a ceous, a. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to a very large natural order of gamopetalous plants ({Scrophulariace[ae]}, or {Scrophularine[ae]}), usually having irregular didynamous flowers and a two celled pod. The order includes the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dasistoma macrophylla (Nutt.) Raf. — Symbol DAMA Common Name mullein foxglove Botanical Family Scrophulariaceae …   Scientific plant list

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