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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Leonurus

Leonurus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Lamiaceae.

L. japonicus is one of the 50 fundamental herbs used in Chinese herbology. It is called yìmǔcǎo (益母草) in Chinese.


  • Leonurus artemisia - synonym for L. japonicus
  • Leonurus cardiaca - Common motherwort
    • Leonurus cardiaca subspecies cardiaca - Common motherwort
  • Leonurus heterophyllus - synonym for L. japonicus
  • Leonurus macranthus
  • Leonurus marrubiastrum
  • Leonurus sibiricus - Honeyweed
  • Leonurus japonicus
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