“Lavandula” is the scientific name for the genus of plants commonly known as lavender. Lavender is a group of flowering plants in the mint family (Lamiaceae) that are known for their fragrant flowers and aromatic foliage. Lavender is widely cultivated for its ornamental value, culinary uses, and therapeutic properties. The plant is often used in aromatherapy, herbal medicine, and as a culinary herb in various dishes and beverages. Lavender is also popular for its calming and relaxing scent, making it a common ingredient in essential oils, perfumes, and skincare products.