one-flowered wintergreen

noun
delicate evergreen dwarf herb of north temperate regions having a solitary white terminal flower; sometimes placed in genus Pyrola
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Moneses, ↑genus Moneses

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noun or one-flowered pyrola \\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷-\
: a delicate perennial herb (Moneses unifora) of the family Ericaceae that resembles the wintergreen and has a solitary white terminal flower

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  • one-flowered pyrola — noun delicate evergreen dwarf herb of north temperate regions having a solitary white terminal flower; sometimes placed in genus Pyrola • Syn: ↑one flowered wintergreen, ↑Moneses uniflora, ↑Pyrola uniflora • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Moneses — noun one species: one flowered wintergreen; sometimes included in genus Pyrola • Syn: ↑Moneses • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Pyrolaceae, ↑family Pyrolaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Moneses uniflora — noun delicate evergreen dwarf herb of north temperate regions having a solitary white terminal flower; sometimes placed in genus Pyrola • Syn: ↑one flowered wintergreen, ↑one flowered pyrola, ↑Pyrola uniflora • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pyrola uniflora — noun delicate evergreen dwarf herb of north temperate regions having a solitary white terminal flower; sometimes placed in genus Pyrola • Syn: ↑one flowered wintergreen, ↑one flowered pyrola, ↑Moneses uniflora • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Moneses uniflora — Taxobox name = Moneses uniflora regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Ericaceae subfamilia = Monotropoideae genus = Moneses species = M. uniflora binomial = Moneses uniflora binomial authority …   Wikipedia

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