genus Gaultheria

noun
widely distributed genus of creeping or upright evergreen shrubs
Syn: ↑Gaultheria
Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Ericaceae, ↑family Ericaceae, ↑heath family
Member Meronyms:

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