Calluna


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calluna

(kəˈluːnə)
n
(Plants) a low-growing evergreen Eurasian ericaceous shrub, Calluna vulgaris
[c19: from New Latin, from Greek kallunein to make beautiful, from kallos beauty]
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dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Calluna vulgaris, heather, Scots heather, ling, broom - common Old World heath represented by many varieties; low evergreen grown widely in the northern hemisphere
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In this room shot I matched the Calluna Accent armchair with the Craven sofa to introduce subtle pattern.
Calluna vulgaris ydi'r enw gwyddonol arno fo, 'heather' neu 'ling' yn Saesneg.
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Vera (1997) studying the effect of altitude and seed size on germination and seedling establishment of Calluna vulgaris, Erica cinerea and E.
In fact, while the first name "Miguel" was adopted as homage to two of the most influential Spanish novelists, Miguel de Cervantes and Miguel de Unamuno, both of whom he placed on a short list of admired writers, the last name "Torga" alluded to a plant, the calluna vulgaris, also known in northern dialects as torga, whose strong roots lay in the arid rocks of the Portuguese mountains.
94) Calluna Vineyards Calluna Estate Chalk Hill Red 2009 (California).
Andromeda polifolia, Calluna vulgaris, Ledum palustre, Oxycoccus palustris, Polytrichum strictum, Rhynchospora alba, Vaccinium vitisidaea, Dicranella cerviculata, and Cladonia spp.
Even so, whereas Calluna vulgaris will not tolerate lime at all, Erica vagans is not quite so fussy.
vitis-idaea, Calluna vulgaris, Festuca ovina, Linaria vulgaris, Luzula pilosa and Melampyrum pratense in the dwarf shrub and herb layer, and Dicranum polysetum, D.
Heather refers to three types of plants - calluna, daboecia and Erica.
In this tale the bees of Tokyo are disappearing and Ziggy with his brothers Wiri and Florian and sister Calluna have been taken to Tokyo by their human, Sparkles, to help solve the problem.