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Melissa officinalis    ( MLSOF ) 
 
 
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Other Scientific Names   Taxonomic Classification
  | Plantae
|--- Magnoliophyta
|------ Angiospermae
|--------- Lamiids
|------------ Lamiales
|--------------- Lamiaceae
|------------------ Nepetoideae
|--------------------- Melissa

     
Common Names   General Information
 [ de ]  Zitronenmelisse
 [ en ]  bee balm
 [ en ]  lemon balm
 [ es ]  melisa
 [ es ]  toronjil
 [ fr ]  mélisse citronelle
 [ fr ]  mélisse officinale
 [ it ]  appiastro
 [ it ]  cedronella
 [ it ]  erba cedrata
 [ it ]  limoncina
 [ it ]  melissa
 [ nl ]  citroenmelisse
 [ pt ]  erva-cidreira
 [ pt ]  limonete
 [ sv ]  citronmeliss
 [ zh ]  xiang feng hua
 [ zh ]  香蜂花
  ..:: Notes ::..

Europe, Asia. M. officinalis is widely cultivated (and naturalized),  and used as a herbal tea or medicinally. Subsp.  altissima (q.v.) is a wild plant, from which subsp. officinalis was probably derived

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