lantana

[lan-tan-uh]
noun
any of numerous chiefly tropical plants belonging to the genus Lantana, of the verbena family, certain species of which, as L. camara, are cultivated for their aromatic flowers of yellow and orange or blue and violet.

Origin:
1785–95; < Neo-Latin < dialectal Italian lantana wayfaring tree

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lantana (lænˈteɪnə, -ˈtɑː-)
 
n
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
 
[C18: New Latin, from Italian dialect lantana wayfaring tree]

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But its stems were woody and its habit is described as similar to a mounding lantana.
Butterfly bush, lantana, pincushion flower and verbena were added as nectar plants for the adult butterflies.
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