Brief Description: Herbaceous, perennial plant. Upright sprouts, ramifying, with height 28-95 cm, hairy. The leaves are ovate to rhomboid or ellipsoid, hairy, with cordate or cuneate base and serrated margins. Flowers in whorls in 4-12. Two-lipped corolla, light yellow and rarely white. The fruit is schizocarp consisting of four single-seeded carpels. Its flowering lasts from June until September. 
Bibliography: Γεννάδιος Π. 1959. Λεξικόν Φυτολογικόν. Αθήναι. Εκδοτική Αθηνών 1983. Εκπαιδευτική Ελληνική Εγκυκλοπαίδεια, Τόμος 10, Φυτολογία. Αθήνα. Mill R. R. 1982. Melissa L. In: Davis P. H. (ed.) Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 7: 262-264. Edinburgh. 
Particular Features: Species with medicinal properties that is cultivated for it scented foliation. 
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