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Ajuga

Ajuga , also known as bugleweed, ground pine, carpet bugle, or just bugle, is a genus of annual and perennial herbaceous flowering plants in the mint family Lamiaceae, with most species native to Europe, Asia, and Africa, but also two species in southeastern Australia. They grow to 5–50 cm tall, with opposite leaves.

Species
  1. Ajuga arabica P.H.Davis - Saudi Arabia
  2. Ajuga australis R.Br. - Australia
  3. Ajuga bombycina Boiss. - Aegean Islands, Turkey
  4. Ajuga boninsimae Maxim. - Ogasawara-shoto (Bonin Islands of Japan)
  5. Ajuga brachystemon Maxim. - Uttarakhand, Nepal, northern India
  6. Ajuga campylantha Diels - Yunnan
  7. Ajuga campylanthoides C.Y.Wu & C.Chen - Tibet, central China
  8. Ajuga chamaecistus Ging. ex Benth. - Iran, Aghanistan
  9. Ajuga chamaepitys (L.) Schreb. - central + southern Europe, central + southwestern Asia
  10. Ajuga chasmophila P.H.Davis - Syria
  11. Ajuga ciliata Bunge - China, Korea, Japan
  12. Ajuga davisiana Kit Tan & Yildiz - Turkey
  13. Ajuga decaryana Danguy ex R.A.Clement - Madagascar
  14. Ajuga decumbens Thunb. - China, Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Ryukyu Islands
  15. Ajuga dictyocarpa Hayata - - China, Vietnam, Taiwan, Ryukyu Islands
  16. Ajuga fauriei H.Lév. & Vaniot - Korea
  17. Ajuga flaccida Baker - Madagascar
  18. Ajuga forrestii Diels - China, Tibet, Nepal
  19. Ajuga genevensis L. - central + southern Europe, Caucasus; naturalized in North America
  20. Ajuga grandiflora Stapf - South Australia
  21. Ajuga incisia Maxim - Honshu Island in Japan
  22. Ajuga integrifolia Buch.-Ham. - central + eastern Africa, southern Asia (Saudi Arabia, Iran, India, China, Indonesia, etc.), New Guinea
  23. Ajuga iva (L.) Schreb. - Mediterranean region from Canary Islands and Madeira to Turkey and Palestine
  24. Ajuga japonica Miq. - Japan
  25. Ajuga laxmannii (Murray) Benth. - southeastern Europe from Czech Republic to Greece; Turkey, Caucasus
  26. Ajuga leucantha Lukhoba - Uganda, Zaire, Ethiopia
  27. Ajuga linearifolia Pamp. - China
  28. Ajuga lobata D.Don - China, Nepal, Bhutan, Assam, Myanmar
  29. Ajuga lupulina Maxim. - China, Nepal, Bhutan, Assam
  30. Ajuga macrosperma Wall. ex Benth. - China, Nepal, Bhutan, Assam, northern + eastern India, northern Indochina
  31. Ajuga makinoi Nakai - Honshu Island in Japan
  32. Ajuga mollis Gladkova - Crimea
  33. Ajuga multiflora Bunge - China, Korea, Chita region of Siberia, Amur, Primorye
  34. Ajuga nipponensis Makino - China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Taiwan
  35. Ajuga novoguineensis A.J.Paton & R.J.Johns - New Guinea
  36. Ajuga nubigena Diels - Tibet, Sichuan, Yunnan
  37. Ajuga oblongata M.Bieb. - Iraq, Caucasus
  38. Ajuga oocephala Baker - Madagascar
  39. Ajuga ophrydris Burch. ex Benth. - South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho
  40. Ajuga orientalis L. - eastern Mediterranean
  41. Ajuga ovalifolia Bureau & Franch. - China
  42. Ajuga pantantha Hand.-Mazz. - Yunnan
  43. Ajuga parviflora Benth. - Afghanistan, Pakistan, northern India, Nepal
  44. Ajuga piskoi Degen & Bald. - Albania, Yugoslavie
  45. Ajuga postii Briq. - Turkey
  46. Ajuga pygmaea A.Gray - China, Japan, Taiwan, Ryukyu Islands
  47. Ajuga pyramidalis L. - central + southern Europe
  48. Ajuga relicta P.H.Davis - Turkey
  49. Ajuga reptans L. - Europe, Algeria, Tunisia, Iran, Turkey, Caucasus; naturalized in New Zealand, North America, and Venezuela
  50. Ajuga robusta Baker - Madagascar
  51. Ajuga salicifolia (L.) Schreb. - Balkans, Crimea, southern Russia, Turkey
  52. Ajuga saxicola Assadi & Jamzad - Iran
  53. Ajuga sciaphila W.W.Sm..- southwestern China
  54. Ajuga shikotanensis Miyabe & Tatew - Japan, Kuril Islands
  55. Ajuga sinuata R.Br. - New South Wales
  56. Ajuga spectabilis Nakai - Korea
  57. Ajuga taiwanensis Nakai ex Murata - Taiwa, Ryukyu Islands, Philippines
  58. Ajuga tenorii C.Presl in J.S.Presl & C.B.Presl - Italy
  59. Ajuga turkestanica (Regel) Briq. - Tajikistan
  60. Ajuga vesiculifera Herder - Kyrgyzstan
  61. Ajuga vestita Boiss. - Turkey, Iran
  62. Ajuga xylorrhiza Kit Tan - Turkey
  63. Ajuga yesoensis Maxim. ex Franch. & Sav. - Japan
  64. Ajuga zakhoensis Rech.f. - Iraq

Image:Ajuga_genevensis_150505.jpg|Blue Bugle (Ajuga genevensis) Image:Illustration Ajuga reptans0.jpg|Common Bugle from Thomé, Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz, 1885

The Collaborative International Dictionary

Usage examples of "ajuga".

The wisdom had come to her not in a dazzling flash but slowly, in the way that a plot of bare earth is covered gradually by creeping ajuga until one day, as if miraculously, the brown dirt is gone and everywhere are emerald-green leaves and tiny blue flowers.