genus Maianthemum


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Noun1.genus Maianthemum - sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: false lily of the valleygenus Maianthemum - sometimes placed in family Convallariaceae: false lily of the valley
liliid monocot genus - genus of monocotyledonous plants comprising mostly herbs having usually petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, lily family - includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea; Xanthorrhoeaceae
Maianthemum canadense, false lily of the valley - small two-leaved herb of the northern United States and parts of Canada having racemes of small fragrant white flowers
false lily of the valley, Maianthemum bifolium - small white-flowered plant of western Europe to Japan