What is another word for Genus Pyrola?

11 synonyms found


[ d͡ʒˈɛnəs pa͡ɪɹˈə͡ʊlə], [ d‍ʒˈɛnəs pa‍ɪɹˈə‍ʊlə], [ dʒ_ˈɛ_n_ə_s p_aɪ_ɹ_ˈəʊ_l_ə]

Genus Pyrola, which is a group of evergreen plants commonly known as wintergreens, belongs to the family Ericaceae. This genus includes about 40 species that are widely distributed in the temperate and subarctic regions of the world. These plants are characterized by their basal rosette of leaves that are often shiny and leathery, and their spikes of bell-shaped flowers that bloom in late spring or summer. Some of the common synonyms for Genus Pyrola include Pyrola, Greenflower Waxflower, Shinleaf, and Wild lily of the valley. These names vary depending on the species and the geographical location of the plant. Pyrola, for example, is derived from the Greek word "pyr," meaning fire, which refers to the bright red or pink flowers of some species.

Synonyms for Genus pyrola:

How to use "Genus pyrola" in context?

Pyrola is a genus of approximately 35 taxa of perennial plants in the stonecrop family endemic to the Mediterranean region. Pyrola includes the species P. erythraea which is the type species of the genus. Pyrola erythraea is a succulent perennial that can easily be identified by its whitish or silver-green rosettes arranged in circular or elliptical form, as well as its tiny, bright blue flowers. The Genus Pyrola is named in honour of the Italian botanist Pietro Andrea Solieri.

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