convallaria meaning

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Noun: Convallaria
  1. Sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: lily of the valley
    - genus Convallaria

Type of: liliid monocot genus

Part of: family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, lily family

Encyclopedia: Convallaria

A plant genus of the family LILIACEAE that contains CARDIAC GLYCOSIDES. n
1 cap : a genus of plants of the lily family (Liliaceae) that includes the lily of the valley (C. majalis)
2 : the dried rhizome and roots of the lily of the valley that contain several cardioactive glycosides


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  1. "Vorticella convallaria " exhibits two morphological types.
  2. Lily of the valley ( Convallaria majalis ) is perfect for such places.
  3. "Convallaria majalis " is used as a food plant by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including the grey chi.
  4. A . Lily of the valley ( Convallaria majalis ) does contain cardiac glycosides that could be fatal if you ate a lot of them.
  5. Lily of the valley, Convallaria majalis, still has a few three-eighths-inch pale red berries sticking up on stalks maybe eight inches high.

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