Definition of Polygala vulgaris

1. Noun. Small European perennial with numerous branches having racemes of blue, pink or white flowers; formerly reputed to promote human lactation.

Exact synonyms: Common Milkwort, Gand Flower
Generic synonyms: Milkwort



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polygala Vulgaris

Polybotrya
Polybotrya cervina
Polycillin
Polycirrus
Polydactylus
Polydactylus virginicus
Polyergus
Polyergus rufescens
Polyfilla
Polygala
Polygala alba
Polygala lutea
Polygala paucifolia
Polygala senega
Polygala vulgaris (current term)
Polygalaceae
Polygonales
Polygonatum
Polygonatum biflorum
Polygonatum commutatum
Polygonia
Polygonia comma
Polygonum aubertii
Polygonum fagopyrum
Polygonum orientale
Polyhymnia
Polyhymnian
Polymastigina
Polymonium caeruleum van-bruntiae

Literary usage of Polygala vulgaris

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1. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1877)
"94, is from Polygala vulgaris; two views are given of this pollen—one the side at A, ... In the red, white, and purple varieties of Polygala vulgaris the ..."

2. Topographical Botany: Being Local and Personal Records Towards Shewing the by Hewett Cottrell Watson (1874)
"Thus, " Polygala vulgaris " is the designation of an aggregate species ; while Polygala ... and Polygala vulgaris! are names of two ..."

3. Mountain and moor by John Ellor Taylor, Josiah Wood Whymper (1879)
"shall be almost sure to find the wiry-stemmed lovely little Milk-wort (Polygala vulgaris), or " Rogation THE MILL-WORT (Polygala vulgaris). ..."

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