- belonging to the plant family Verbenaceae.
Compare verbena family.
Origin of verbenaceous
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- of, relating to, or belonging to the Verbenaceae, a family of herbaceous and climbing plants, shrubs, and trees, mostly of warm and tropical regions, having tubular typically two-lipped flowers: includes teak, lantana, vervain, and verbena
C19: from New Latin Verbēnāceae, from Medieval Latin: verbena