genus Kalmia

noun
erect evergreen shrubs: mountain laurel
Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Ericaceae, ↑family Ericaceae, ↑heath family
Member Meronyms: ↑kalmia

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  • kalmia — ☆ kalmia [kal′mē ə ] n. [ModL, after P. Kalm (1715 1779), Swed botanist] any of a genus (Kalmia) of North American evergreen shrubs of the heath family, as the mountain laurel, with flowers of white or rose …   English World dictionary

  • Kalmia — Taxobox name = Kalmia image caption = Kalmia angustifolia regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Ericaceae genus = Kalmia genus authority = L. subdivision ranks = Species subdivision = See text …   Wikipedia

  • Kalmia latifolia — For the Texas Mountain Laurel, see Calia secundiflora. For the Australian Mountain Laurel, see Cryptocarya nova anglica. Kalmia latifolia Kalmia latifolia flowers Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • kalmia — /kal mee euh/, n. any North American evergreen shrub belonging to the genus Kalmia, of the heath family, having showy flowers, as the mountain laurel. [ < NL (Linnaeus), after Peter Kalm (1715 79), Swedish botanist; see IA] * * * ▪ evergreen… …   Universalium

  • Kalmia angustifolia — Sheep laurel Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • kalmia — noun Any plant in the taxonomic genus Kalmia. Far in the dark old forest glades, / Where kalmias bloom around, / They had their place of youthful sport, / Their childhoods hunting ground …   Wiktionary

  • Kalmia latifolia — ID 44181 Symbol Key KALA Common Name mountain laurel Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Kalmia microphylla — ID 44183 Symbol Key KAMI Common Name alpine laurel Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, CA, CO, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY Growth Habit Subshrub, Shrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Kalmia polifolia — ID 44190 Symbol Key KAPO Common Name bog laurel Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CT, MA, ME, MI, MN, MT, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT, WI Growth Habit Shrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Kalmia — ID 44172 Symbol Key KALMI Common Name laurel Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, AL, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, ID, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NV …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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