genus Andromeda

noun
low-growing shrubs of northern regions of northern hemisphere
Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Ericaceae, ↑family Ericaceae, ↑heath family
Member Meronyms: ↑andromeda

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  • andromeda — noun 1. broad leaved evergreen Asiatic shrub with glossy leaves and drooping clusters of white flowers • Syn: ↑Japanese andromeda, ↑lily of the valley tree, ↑Pieris japonica • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • andromeda — an·drom·e·da an dräm əd ə n 1) cap a small genus of low evergreen boreal or arctic shrubs of the heath family (Ericaceae) having drooping white or pinkish flowers in terminal umbels and including several that are sources of andromedotoxin 2) any… …   Medical dictionary

  • Andromeda — ID 3802 Symbol Key ANDRO Common Name bog rosemary Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, CT, ID, IL, IN, MA, ME, MI, MN, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VT, WA, WI, WV Growth Habit …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Andromeda polifolia — ID 3803 Symbol Key ANPO Common Name bog rosemary Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, CT, ID, IL, IN, MA, ME, MI, MN, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VT, WA, WI, WV… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Andromeda polifolia var. glaucophylla — ID 3804 Symbol Key ANPOG Common Name bog rosemary Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CT, IL, IN, MA, ME, MI, MN, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VT, WI, WV Growth Habit… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Andromeda polifolia var. polifolia — ID 3808 Symbol Key ANPOP Common Name bog rosemary Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, CT, ID, NY, WA Growth Habit Subshrub, Shrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Andromeda — could refer to:Mythology * Andromeda (mythology), in Greek mythology, the daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia, wife of PerseusScience * Andromeda (constellation), depicting the mythological character * Andromeda Galaxy, named after the… …   Wikipedia

  • Andromeda — An*drom e*da, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, the daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia. When bound to a rock and exposed to a sea monster, she was delivered by Perseus.] 1. (Astron.) A northern constellation, supposed to represent the mythical Andromeda. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • genus Pieris — noun 1. decorative evergreen shrubs of woody vines • Syn: ↑Pieris • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ericaceae, ↑family Ericaceae, ↑heath family …   Useful english dictionary

  • andromeda — noun Etymology: New Latin Andromeda, genus name, from Latin Date: circa 1760 any of several evergreen shrubs (genera Pieris and Andromeda) of the heath family; especially Japanese andromeda …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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