Verbascum thapsus

Definitions of Verbascum thapsus

n tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches

Aaron's rod, common mullein, flannel mullein, great mullein, torch, woolly mullein
Type of:
flannel leaf, mullein, velvet plant
any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow or white or purplish flowers

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