Epigaea repens
Arbutus Ar"bu*tus, Arbute Ar"bute, n. [L. arbutus, akin to arbor tree.] The strawberry tree, a genus of evergreen shrubs, of the Heath family. It has a berry externally resembling the strawberry; the arbute tree. [1913 Webster]

{Trailing arbutus} (Bot.), a creeping or trailing plant of the Heath family ({Epig[ae]a repens}), having white or usually rose-colored flowers with a delicate fragrance, growing in small axillary clusters, and appearing early in the spring; in New England known as {mayflower}; -- called also {ground laurel}. --Gray. [1913 Webster]


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  • Epigaea repens — Taxobox name = Epigaea repens image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Ericaceae genus = Epigaea species = E. repens binomial = Epigaea repens binomial authority = L. Epigaea… …   Wikipedia

  • Epigaea repens — gulsčioji pobruknė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erikinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Epigaea repens), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Epigaea repens angl. gravelroot; mayflower; trailing arbutus šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Epigaea repens — ID 30582 Symbol Key EPRE2 Common Name trailing arbutus Family Ericaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, NC, NH, NJ …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Epigaea repens — noun low growing evergreen shrub of eastern North America with leathery leaves and clusters of fragrant pink or white flowers • Syn: ↑trailing arbutus, ↑mayflower • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush …   Useful english dictionary

  • Epigaea repens L. — Symbol EPRE2 Common Name trailing arbutus Botanical Family Ericaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Epigaea repens L. var. glabrifolia Fernald — Symbol EPRE2 Synonym Symbol EPREG Botanical Family Ericaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Epigaea — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Epigaea Epigaea repens Clasificación cien …   Wikipedia Español

  • Epigaea — Taxobox name = Epigaea image width = 240px image caption = Epigaea repens regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Ericaceae genus = Epigaea genus authority = L. subdivision ranks = Species… …   Wikipedia

  • Epigaea — Ep i*g[ae] a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. epi upon + ? earth.] (Bot.) An American genus of plants, containing but a single species ({E. repens}), the trailing arbutus. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Epigaea — L., Gattung der Erikazeen, niedergestreckte Halbsträucher mit rauhhaarigen, immergrünen Blättern und zahlreichen Blüten in endständiger Doldentraube. Zwei Arten: E. asiatica Maxim. in Japan und E. repens L. (Maiblume) von Florida bis Neufundland …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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