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Moluccella

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Magnoliopsida
Ordo: Lamiales
Familia: Lamiaceae
Subfamilia: Lamioideae
Genus: Moluccella
Species: M. laevis - M. spinosa

Name

Moluccella L.

Vernacular names

Moluccella is a genus of four species of annual and short-lived perennial plants native to northwestern India to the Mediterranean. They are tall, upright, branched plants to 1 meter or more with toothed leaves and small white fragrant flowers.

Cultivation

Marginally frost hardy, these plants prefer full sun and moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil. Propagation is from seed.

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