Chimaphila


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Noun1.Chimaphila - small genus of evergreen herbs with long creeping rootstocks and shining leavesChimaphila - small genus of evergreen herbs with long creeping rootstocks and shining leaves; North America; Europe; east Asia
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Pyrolaceae, Pyrolaceae, wintergreen family - evergreen herbs of temperate regions: genera Pyrola, Chimaphila, Moneses, Orthilia
pipsissewa, prince's pine - any of several plants of the genus Chimaphila
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Chimaphila numbellata(Cruciferae) Prince's pine 40.
Neyland & Hennigan 1954 Tribe Pyroleae Chimaphila maculate (L.) Porsh Neyland 2049 Moneses uniflora (L.) Gray Neyland 2079 Tribe Pterosporeae Pterospora andromedea Nutt.
Chimaphila maculata (L.) Pursh: striped prince's pine.
The forest floor is covered by various grasses and ferns, as well as patchy wintergreen (Chimaphila umbellata), but in many areas unvegetated litter dominates.
This agent consists of five components; four are extracted from Chimaphila umbellata, Populus tremula, Pulsatilla pratensis and Equisetum arvense (coded as EVI-1, EVI-2, EVI-3 and EVI-4, respectively) and the fifth is germ oil from Triticum aestivum (coded as EVI-5).
Board 56 Antitumorgenic and Antibacterial Capabilities of Chimaphila
Ceratiola ericoides Michaux Ericoideae Chamaedaphne calyculata (L.) Moench Vaccinioideae Chimaphila maculata (L.) Pursh Monotropoideae Chimaphila menziesii Sprengel Monotropoideae Chimaphila umbellata (L.) Barton Monotropoideae Comarostaphylis arbutoides Lindley Arbutoideae Corema conradi Torrey ex Loud.
Xeromorphic evergreen leaves are typical of many other vascular plants of the boreal forests, including pteridophytes such as club mosses (Lycopodium); rhododendrons (Rhododendron, Ericaceae); blueberries, cranberries, and cowberries (Vaccinium); marsh rosemary (Ledum palustre, Ericaceae); bog rosemary (Andromeda, Ericaceae); bearberry (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, Ericaceae); Scotch heather or ling (Calluna vulgaris, Ericaceae); wintergreen (Pyrola, Pyrolaceae); pipsissewa (Chimaphila, Pyrolaceae); one-flowered shinleaf (Moneses, Pyrolaceae); crowberry (Empetrum nigrum, Empetraceae); twinflower (Linnaea borealis, Caprifoliaceae); holly (Ilex rugosa, Aquifoliaceae); and skimmias (Skimmia repens, Rutaceae).