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Definition of Pyrola

Pyrola
Wintergreen Win"ter*green`, n. (Bot.) A plant which keeps its leaves green through the winter. Note: In England, the name wintergreen is applied to the species of Pyrola which in America are called English wintergreen, and shin leaf (see Shin leaf, under Shin.) In America, the name wintergreen is given to Gaultheria procumbens, a low evergreen aromatic plant with oval leaves clustered at the top of a short stem, and bearing small white flowers followed by red berries; -- called also checkerberry, and sometimes, though improperly, partridge berry. Chickweed wintergreen, a low perennial primulaceous herb (Trientalis Americana); -- also called star flower. Flowering wintergreen, a low plant (Polygala paucifolia) with leaves somewhat like those of the wintergreen (Gaultheria), and bearing a few showy, rose-purple blossoms. Spotted wintergreen, a low evergreen plant (Chimaphila maculata) with ovate, white-spotted leaves.

Meaning of Pyrola from wikipedia

- Pyrola /ˈpɪrələ/ is a genus of evergreen herbaceous plants in the family Ericaceae. Under the old Cronquist system it was placed in its own family Pyrolaceae...
- Pyrola rotundifolia, the round-leaved wintergreen, is a plant species of the genus Pyrola. It is found in Europe, ****an, Mongolia, Myanmar and Russia...
- Pyrola minor, known by the common names snowline wintergreen, lesser wintergreen, and common wintergreen, is a plant species of the genus Pyrola. It has...
- Pyrola asarifolia, commonly known as liverleaf wintergreen, bog wintergreen or pink wintergreen, is a plant species of the genus Pyrola native to western...
- Pyrola picta, commonly called whiteveined wintergreen or whitevein shinleaf, is a perennial herb in the heath family. It is native to western North America...
- Pyrola chlorantha, the greenflowered wintergreen, is a species of the plant genus Pyrola. It has a cir****boreal distribution and is found throughout the...
- Pyrola elliptica, known as shinleaf, shinleaf pyrola, waxflower shinleaf, elliptic shineleaf and white wintergreen is a species of heath. The plant has...
- Pyrola media, the intermediate wintergreen, is a flowering plant in the genus Pyrola, native to northern and eastern Europe and Western Asia. It is a herbaceous...
- It is also called one-sided pyrola, one-sided shinleaf, and one-sided wintergreen. It was previously part of genus Pyrola, the wintergreens. The plant...
- Pyrola grandiflora (pronunciation (US) (help·info), commonly known as Arctic wintergreen or largeflowered wintergreen, is a hardy perennial evergreen subshrub...