Verbenaceae

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Verbenaceae

[‚vər·bə′nās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of variously woody or herbaceous dicotyledons in the order Lamiales characterized by opposite or whorled leaves and regular or irregular flowers, usually with four or two functional stamens.
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