Definition of Convallaria majalis
1. Noun. Low-growing perennial plant having usually two large oblong lanceolate leaves and a raceme of small fragrant nodding bell-shaped flowers followed by scarlet berries.
Generic synonyms: Liliaceous Plant
Group relationships: Convallaria, Genus Convallaria
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Literary usage of Convallaria majalis
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1. A Handbook of therapeutics by Sydney Ringer (1886)
"Convallaria majalis. WE now know a considerable number of remedies which affect ... Convallaria majalis has been the most studied and is still on its trial, ..."
2. A Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke (1900)
"Convallaria majalis. Lily of the Valley. N. 0. Liliaceae Clinical.—Diarrhoea. Heart, affections of. Herpes. Pruritus vulvae. i Vomiting (of pregnancy). ..."