creeping evergreen herbs of North America
Syn: ↑genus Mitchella
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Rubiaceae, ↑family Rubiaceae, ↑madder family
Member Meronyms: ↑partridgeberry, ↑boxberry, ↑twinberry, ↑Mitchella repens

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  • Mitchella — repens Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Mitchella — (M. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Rubiaceae Coffeaceae Euguettardeae, 4. Kl. 1. Ordn. L.; Arten: M. repens, immergrüner, kriechender, weißblühender Strauch in Nordamerika; M. ovata, in Chili …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Mitchella —   Mitchella M. repens …   Wikipedia Español

  • Mitchella — Die Bezeichnung Mitchella bezieht sich auf: den Asteroid des Hauptgürtels (1455) Mitchella die Pflanzengattung Mitchella Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriffe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • mitchella — mitch·el·la (mĭ chelґə) 1. any plant of the genus Mitchella. 2. the dried plant Mitchella repens, used as a diuretic, astringent, and antidiarrheal, and formerly as a uterine tonic …   Medical dictionary

  • Mitchella — ID 54496 Symbol Key MITCH Common Name mitchella Family Rubiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Mitchella — Mit·chel·la (mĭ chelґə) [John Mitchell, American botanist, 18th century] a genus of creeping perennial evergreen herbs of the family Rubiaceae. M. reґpens L. is the partridge berry or deerberry, a North American species that when dried… …   Medical dictionary

  • Mitchella L. — Symbol MITCH Common Name mitchella Botanical Family Rubiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • mitchella — mitch·el·la …   English syllables

  • Mitchella repens — Partridge Berry Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

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