Definition of Polygala. Meaning of Polygala. Synonyms of Polygala

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Definition of Polygala

Polygala
Polygala Po*lyg"a*la, n. [L., milkwort, fr. Gr. ?; poly`s much + ? milk.] A genus of bitter herbs or shrubs having eight stamens and a two-celled ovary (as the Seneca snakeroot, the flowering wintergreen, etc.); milkwort.

Meaning of Polygala from wikipedia

- Polygala is a large genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Polygalaceae. They are commonly known as milkworts or snakeroots. The genus is distributed...
- Polygala myrtifolia, the myrtle-leaf milkwort, is an evergreen 2-4m tall South African shrub or small tree found along the southern and south-eastern coasts...
- Polygala lutea, commonly known as orange- or yellow milkwort, is a plant in the milkwort family (Polygalaceae) native to pine-barren depressions and swamps...
- Polygala vulgaris, known as the common milkwort, is a herbaceous perennial plant of the genus Polygala in the family Polygalaceae. The biological form...
- Polygala senega is a species of flowering plant in the milkwort family, Polygalaceae. It is native to North America, where it is distributed in southern...
- Polygala paniculata is a species of flowering plant in the milkwort family (Polygalaceae). It is native to gr****lands with altitudes between 350 and 1...
- Polygaloides paucifolia, synonym Polygala paucifolia, known as ****wings or fringed polygala, is a perennial plant of the family Polygalaceae. Mature plants...
- Polygala tenuifolia (yuǎn zhì; Chinese: 远志) is an herb in the family Polygalaceae which is hardy to USDA Zone 6. P. tenuifolia contains tenuifolin, senegenin...
- Polygala comosa is a species of flowering plant in the family Polygalaceae. It is endemic to most of Europe. "Polygala aspalata var. comosa | International...
- Polygala sinisica is a species of plant in the family Polygalaceae. It is endemic to Italy. Polygala sinisica occurs only in Sardinia, along the coast...
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