Definition of Pyrola
1. Noun. Any of several evergreen perennials of the genus Pyrola.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Pyrola
Specialized synonyms: False Wintergreen, Pyrola Americana, Pyrola Rotundifolia Americana, Lesser Wintergreen, Pyrola Minor, Pyrola Elliptica, Shinleaf, Wild Lily Of The Valley, Pyrola Rotundifolia, Wild Lily Of The Valley
Definition of Pyrola
1. a perennial herb [n -S]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pyrola
Literary usage of Pyrola
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1871)
"The long stoloniferous root of the pyrola differs from the root of anv other plant ... Clumps of the pyrola covering a piece of ground were frequently found ..."
2. How to Know the Wild Flowers: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of by Frances Theodora Parsons, Marion Satterlee (1900)
"pyrola elliptica. Heath Family. Scape.—Upright; scaly; terminating in ... The old herbalist, Salmon, says that the name pyrola was given to the genus by the ..."
3. English Botany, Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by James Sowerby, James Edward Smith by James Sowerby, James Edward Smith (1794)
"pyrola uniflora. Linn. Sp. PL 568. Fl. Dan. t. 8. very incorrect. ... pyrola uniflora, though a native of the Lapland, Norway, ..."
4. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1807)
"pyrola uniflora. Linn. Sj•. Pi . 568. Fl. Dan. t. 8. very incorrect. ... pyrola uniflora, though a native of the Lapland, Norway, ..."
5. Arbustrum Americanum: Containing, the Particular Distinguishing Characters by Humphry Marshall (1785)
"... pyrola. This grows commonly to the height of five or fix inches, generally fet pretty thick with leaves, ..."
6. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"... the assimilating shoots no longer exist in many saprophytes, for example Monotropa. pyrola uniflora. If we examine, for example, the growth of pyrola ..."