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Noun1.Pyrularia - small genus of chiefly Asiatic parasitic shrubs
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Santalaceae, sandalwood family, Santalaceae - chiefly tropical herbs or shrubs or trees bearing nuts or one-seeded fruit
Pyrularia pubera, rabbitwood, buffalo nut - shrub of southeastern United States parasitic on roots of hemlocks having sparse spikes of greenish flowers and pulpy drupes
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The refuge horticulturist developed highly successful propagation techniques for Clermontia pyrularia, Cyanea shipmanii, Cyrtandra tintinnabula, Phyllostegia racemosa, and Phyllostegia velutina, all listed plant species with four or fewer populations left in the world.
Equally exciting are the successes the refuge staff have had with two endangered plant species: Clermontia pyrularia and Clermontia lindseyana.