genus Calluna

noun
one species
Syn: ↑Calluna
Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Ericaceae, ↑family Ericaceae, ↑heath family
Member Meronyms: ↑heather, ↑ling, ↑Scots heather, ↑broom, ↑Calluna vulgaris

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  • Calluna — Flowering Calluna vulgaris Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Calluna — n. a genus having only one species. Syn: genus {Calluna}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Calluna vulgaris — noun common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere • Syn: ↑heather, ↑ling, ↑Scots heather, ↑broom • Hypernyms: ↑heath • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • calluna — noun A common European heath / heather of genus Calluna …   Wiktionary

  • Calluna — ID 12763 Symbol Key CALLU Common Name heather Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CT, MA, ME, MI, NH, NJ, NY, OH, RI, VT, WA, WI, WV Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Calluna vulgaris — ID 12764 Symbol Key CAVU Common Name heather Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CT, MA, ME, MI, NH, NJ, NY, OH, RI, VT, WA, WI, WV Growth Habit Shrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Calluna — n. any common heather of the genus Calluna, native to Europe and N. Africa. Etymology: mod.L f. Gk kalluno beautify f. kallos beauty …   Useful english dictionary

  • Calluna vulgaris — Heath Heath (h[=e]th), n. [OE. heth waste land, the plant heath, AS. h[=ae][eth]; akin to D. & G. heide, Icel. hei[eth]r waste land, Dan. hede, Sw. hed, Goth. hai[thorn]i field, L. bucetum a cow pasture; cf. W. coed a wood, Skr. ksh[=e]tra field …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dilleniid dicot genus — noun genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Hyponyms: ↑Capparis, ↑genus Capparis, ↑genus Cleome, ↑Cleome, ↑C …   Useful english dictionary

  • Oidium (genus) — Oidium Spores of the Oidium anamorph of Microsphaera penicillata Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

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