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Definition of Convallaria Majalis

Convallaria majalis
Lily of the valley (Bot.), a low perennial herb (Convallaria majalis), having a raceme of nodding, fragrant, white flowers.
Convallaria majalis
May May, n. [F. Mai, L. Maius; so named in honor of the goddess Maia (Gr. ?), daughter of Atlas and mother of Mercury by Jupiter.] 1. The fifth month of the year, containing thirty-one days. --Chaucer. 2. The early part or springtime of life. His May of youth, and bloom of lustihood. --Shak. 3. (Bot.) The flowers of the hawthorn; -- so called from their time of blossoming; also, the hawthorn. The palm and may make country houses gay. --Nash. Plumes that micked the may. --Tennyson. 4. The merrymaking of May Day. --Tennyson. Italian may (Bot.), a shrubby species of Spir[ae]a (S. hypericifolia) with many clusters of small white flowers along the slender branches. May apple (Bot.), the fruit of an American plant (Podophyllum peltatum). Also, the plant itself (popularly called mandrake), which has two lobed leaves, and bears a single egg-shaped fruit at the forking. The root and leaves, used in medicine, are powerfully drastic. May beetle, May bug (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of large lamellicorn beetles that appear in the winged state in May. They belong to Melolontha, and allied genera. Called also June beetle. May Day, the first day of May; -- celebrated in the rustic parts of England by the crowning of a May queen with a garland, and by dancing about a May pole. May dew, the morning dew of the first day of May, to which magical properties were attributed. May flower (Bot.), a plant that flowers in May; also, its blossom. See Mayflower, in the vocabulary. May fly (Zo["o]l.), any species of Ephemera, and allied genera; -- so called because the mature flies of many species appear in May. See Ephemeral fly, under Ephemeral. May game, any May-day sport. May lady, the queen or lady of May, in old May games. May lily (Bot.), the lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis). May pole. See Maypole in the Vocabulary. May queen, a girl or young woman crowned queen in the sports of May Day. May thorn, the hawthorn.
Convallaria Majalis
Convallamarin Con*val"la*ma`rin, n. [Convallaria + L. amarus bitter.] (Chem.) A white, crystalline, poisonous substance, regarded as a glucoside, extracted from the lily of the valley (Convallaria Majalis). Its taste is first bitter, then sweet.

Meaning of Convallaria Majalis from wikipedia

- Lily of the valley, Convallaria majalis (/ˌkɒnvəˈleɪriə məˈdʒeɪlɪs/), sometimes written lily-of-the-valley, is a woodland flowering plant with sweetly...
- Convallaria is a genus of flowering plants. It is usually described as a monotypic genus with the single species Convallaria majalis (lily-of-the-valley)...
- from Convallaria majalis. Convallatoxin is a natural cardiac glycoside that can be found, among others, in the plant Lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis)...
- (Euphorbiaceae) Laurel, Prunus laurocerasus (Rosaceae) Lily of the valley, Convallaria majalis (Asparagaceae) Linden (also known as Lime or B****wood), Tilia spp...
- Convallamarin is a crystalline glycoside extracted from Convallaria majalis. "CONVALLAMARIN : MP Biomedicals". Archived from the original on 14 July 2011...
- include many gr****es, Ajuga, Mentha, and Stachys. Lily-of-the-valley (Convallaria majalis) has rhizomes that grow stolon-like stems called stoloniferous rhizomes...
- list of organisms from which cardiac glycosides can be derived. Convallaria majalis (Lily of the Valley): convallotoxin Antiaris toxicaria (upas tree):...
- sambucina Troms Ballblom Trollius europaeus Vest-Agder Sommereik Quercus robur Vestfold Bøk ****us sylvatica Østfold Liljekonvall Convallaria majalis...
- Centaurea maculosaspotted knapweed Cirsium arvenseCanada thistle Convallaria majalis – lily of the valley Convolvulus arvensisfield bindweed Crepis...
- psittacina Lily of the Nile, Agapanthus praecox Lily of the valley, Convallaria majalis Mariposa lily, Calochortus Natal lily, Clivia miniata Nodding blue...
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