Astroloma humifusum
groundberry groundberry n. A small prostrate or ascending shrub ({Astroloma humifusum}) having scarlet flowers and thin-fleshed succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in the genus {Styphelia}.

Syn: native cranberry, cranberry heath, {Astroloma humifusum}, {Styphelia humifusum}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. A creeping shrub of eastern North America ({Gaultheria procumbens}) having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil.

Syn: teaberry, wintergreen, checkerberry, mountain tea, creeping wintergreen, {Gaultheria procumbens}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Astroloma humifusum — groundberry groundberry n. A small prostrate or ascending shrub ({Astroloma humifusum}) having scarlet flowers and thin fleshed succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in the genus {Styphelia}. Syn: native cranberry, cranberry… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Astroloma humifusum — noun small prostrate or ascending shrub having scarlet flowers and succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in genus Styphelia • Syn: ↑native cranberry, ↑groundberry, ↑ground berry, ↑cranberry heath, ↑Styphelia humifusum •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Astroloma — Taxobox name = Astroloma image width = 240px image caption = Astroloma foliosum regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Ericaceae genus = Astroloma genus authority = R.Br. subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

  • Astroloma — noun evergreen shrubs of Australia and Tasmania • Syn: ↑genus Astroloma • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Epacridaceae, ↑family Epacridaceae, ↑epacris family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Astrolōma — (A. R. Br., Sternheide), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie Epacrideae Styphelieae, 1. Ordn. 5. Kl. L. Arten auf Neu Holland: A. denticulatum, humifusum …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Styphelia humifusum — groundberry groundberry n. A small prostrate or ascending shrub ({Astroloma humifusum}) having scarlet flowers and thin fleshed succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in the genus {Styphelia}. Syn: native cranberry, cranberry… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • genus Astroloma — noun evergreen shrubs of Australia and Tasmania • Syn: ↑Astroloma • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Epacridaceae, ↑family Epacridaceae, ↑epacris family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Styphelia humifusum — noun small prostrate or ascending shrub having scarlet flowers and succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in genus Styphelia • Syn: ↑native cranberry, ↑groundberry, ↑ground berry, ↑cranberry heath, ↑Astroloma humifusum •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Астролома — ? Астролома Astroloma foliosum …   Википедия

  • Gaultheria procumbens — groundberry groundberry n. A small prostrate or ascending shrub ({Astroloma humifusum}) having scarlet flowers and thin fleshed succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in the genus {Styphelia}. Syn: native cranberry, cranberry… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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