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Definition of Paris quadrifolia

Paris quadrifolia
Paris Par"is, n. [From Paris, the son of Priam.] (Bot.) A plant common in Europe (Paris quadrifolia); herb Paris; truelove. It has been used as a narcotic. Note: It much resembles the American genus Trillium, but has usually four leaves and a tetramerous flower.
Paris quadrifolia
Herb Herb (?; 277), n. [OE. herbe, erbe, OF. herbe, erbe, F. herbe, L. herba; perh. akin to Gr. forbh` food, pasture, fe`rbein to feed.] 1. A plant whose stem does not become woody and permanent, but dies, at least down to the ground, after flowering. Note: Annual herbs live but one season; biennial herbs flower the second season, and then die; perennial herbs produce new stems year after year. 2. Grass; herbage. And flocks Grazing the tender herb. --Milton. Herb bennet. (Bot.) See Bennet. Herb Christopher (Bot.), an herb (Act[ae]a spicata), whose root is used in nervous diseases; the baneberry. The name is occasionally given to other plants, as the royal fern, the wood betony, etc. Herb Gerard (Bot.), the goutweed; -- so called in honor of St. Gerard, who used to be invoked against the gout. --Dr. Prior. Herb grace, or Herb of grace. (Bot.) See Rue. Herb Margaret (Bot.), the daisy. See Marguerite. Herb Paris (Bot.), an Old World plant related to the trillium (Paris quadrifolia), commonly reputed poisonous. Herb Robert (Bot.), a species of Geranium (G. Robertianum.)

Meaning of Paris quadrifolia from wikipedia

- Paris quadrifolia, the herb Paris or true lover's knot, is a species of flowering plant in the family Melanthiaceae. It occurs in temperate and cool areas...
- than two dozen herbaceous plants: the best known species is Paris quadrifolia. Some Paris species are used in traditional Chinese medicine for their analgesic...
- Harlequin glorybower, Clerodendrum trichotomum (Lamiaceae) Herb-paris, Paris quadrifolia (Melanthiaceae) Holly, Ilex spp. (Aquifoliaceae) Honeybush, Melianthus...
- Paris L. (including Daiswa and Kinugasa) Pseudotrillium S.B.Farmer Trillium L. (including Trillidium) Paris quadrifolia in flower Paris quadrifolia in...
- Annapurna Conservation Area. Paris ****onica Paris quadrifolia Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families "Paris polyphylla". Crocus. Archived from the...
- Michael J. (July 2008), "Biological Flora of the British Isles: Paris quadrifolia L.", Journal of Ecology, 96 (4): 833–844, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2745...
- Gerard E. (April 2020). "Plant Series, No. 8. M****cript MS 408. Paris quadrifolia". Retrieved May 13, 2020 – via academia.edu. {{cite journal}}: Cite...
- Pogonia (an orchid), and the Dioscoreales (yams). Potamogeton and Paris quadrifolia (herb-paris) are examples of monocots with tetramerous flowers. Other plants...
- incarnata, Dactylorhiza majalis, Gymnadenia conopsea, Neottia ovata, Paris quadrifolia and Phalaris arundinacea A specialised form, Puccinia sessilis f.sp...
- an autapomorphy of some Melanthiaceae, which are monocots; e.g., Paris quadrifolia (True-lover's Knot). In leaves with reticulate venation, veins form...