Leiophyllum
Leiophyllum Leiophyllum n. A genus having only one species, the sand myrtle.

Syn: genus {Leiophyllum}. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Leiophyllum — (L. Pers., Fischera Sw.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie Ericaceae Rhododendreae; Arten in Nordamerika …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • leiophyllum — [lejofilɔm] n. m. ÉTYM. 1873, leiophylle; lat. sc., grec leiophullos « à feuilles lisses ». → Léio . ❖ ♦ Bot. Airelle d Amérique du Nord (Éricacées) cultivée en Europe comme ornementale …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Leiophyllum —   Leiophyllum …   Wikipedia Español

  • Leiophyllum — ID 45939 Symbol Key LEIOP Common Name leiophyllum Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution GA, KY, NC, NJ, PA, SC, TN Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Leiophyllum — noun one species: sand myrtle • Syn: ↑genus Leiophyllum • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ericaceae, ↑family Ericaceae, ↑heath family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leiophyllum buxifolium — noun low growing evergreen shrub of New Jersey to Florida grown for its many white star shaped flowers and glossy foliage • Syn: ↑sand myrtle • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Leiophyllum, ↑genus Leiophyllum …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leiophyllum buxifolium — Myrtle Myr tle (m[ e]r t l), n. [F. myrtil bilberry, prop., a little myrtle, from myrte myrtle, L. myrtus, murtus, Gr. my rtos; cf. Per. m[=u]rd.] (Bot.) A species of the genus {Myrtus}, especially {Myrtus communis}. The common myrtle has a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Leiophyllum R. Hedw. — Symbol LEIOP Common Name leiophyllum Botanical Family Ericaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Leiophyllum buxifolium — ID 45940 Symbol Key LEBU Common Name sandmyrtle Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution GA, KY, NC, NJ, PA, SC, TN Growth Habit Subshrub, Shrub …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Leiophyllum buxifolium (Bergius) Elliot — Symbol LEBU Common Name sandmyrtle Botanical Family Ericaceae …   Scientific plant list

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