Sinonimi: flannel leaf | velvet plant
ETYM Old Eng. moleyn, AS. molegn.
Any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow or white or purplish flowers; SYN. flannel leaf, velvet plant.
Any plant of the genus Verbascum, family Scrophulariaceae. The great mullein Verbascum thapsus has lance-shaped leaves 30 cm/12 in or more in length, covered in woolly down, and a large spike of yellow flowers. It is found in Europe and Asia and is naturalized in North America.