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lantana

(lăntā`nə): see verbenaverbena,
common name for some members of the Verbenaceae, a family of herbs, shrubs, and trees (often climbing forms) of warmer regions of the world. Well-known wild and cultivated members of the family include species of the shrubby Lantana and of Verbena;
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lantana

any verbenaceous shrub or herbaceous plant of the tropical American genus Lantana, esp L. camara, having spikes or umbels of yellow or orange flowers. It has been widely introduced and is regarded as a troublesome weed in some places
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Also, paclobutrazol (PBZ), a growth regulator of the triazole class, induced increased SLA values at lantanas grown at 66% shading compared to 0% shading (Matsoukis et al.
2009; 2014) reported increased content of P in PBZ-treated lantanas at the examined light environments.
The decreased uptake of P and Fe from lantanas at 0% shading, in relation to 66% shading, may be affected by the possible temporary dryness of the substrate surface at the non shaded plot during the hot days just before irrigation.
15 sheep and lambs of 4 months--5 years of age with history of lantana ingestion were under taken for this study.
Lantana poisoning in sheep is quite common and causes major economic losses.
The charcoal absorbed the lantana toxins and purgatives helped to remove the toxic materials from gastrointestinal tract.
Some lantanas have a pleasant mint smell; others are potent enough to earn the nickname skunk geranium.
Photo: From spring into fall, upright lantanas bloom profusely along an entry walk.
Even in cold-winter climates, lantana grows so fast you can plant it as an annual for bloom from late spring until cold weather.