Gaultheria


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gaultheria

(ɡɔːlˈθɪərɪə)
n
(Plants) any aromatic evergreen shrub of the ericaceous genus Gaultheria, of America, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand, esp the wintergreen
[C19: New Latin, after Jean-François Gaultier, 18th-century Canadian physician and botanist]
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Noun1.gaultheria - widely distributed genus of creeping or upright evergreen shrubsGaultheria - widely distributed genus of creeping or upright evergreen shrubs
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
creeping snowberry, Gaultheria hispidula, maidenhair berry, moxie plum - slow-growing procumbent evergreen shrublet of northern North America and Japan having white flowers and numerous white fleshy rough and hairy seeds
checkerberry, creeping wintergreen, Gaultheria procumbens, mountain tea, teaberry, wintergreen, groundberry, ground-berry - creeping shrub of eastern North America having white bell-shaped flowers followed by spicy red berrylike fruit and shiny aromatic leaves that yield wintergreen oil
Gaultheria shallon, salal, shallon - small evergreen shrub of Pacific coast of North America having edible dark purple grape-sized berries
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ENJOY non-stop patio pots by replacing summer flowers with the bright, jewel-like berries of Gaultheria mucronata.
THESE ARE THE PLANTS THAT NEED PARTNERS For a fabulous display of purple fruits, you need to grow a male variety near Gaultheria mucronata 'Stag River'.
Clove oil is included among several herbal ingredients (i.e., eucalyptus oil, gaultheria oil, turpentine oil, menthol, and camphor) associated with analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties that are used in the topical spray Eezpain.
the main plants are rhododendron and gaultheria mucronata type of contract: works
ex Naudin) Naudin) y Ericaceae (Gaultheria myrsinoides Kunth, Gaultheria sclerophylla Cuatrec.
Also producing berries in the pink-topurple colour range is Gaultheria mucronata.
Also producing berries in the pinkto-purple colour range is Gaultheria mucronata.
USE FESTIVE POTS Plant up pots with the festive reds of polyanthus and the berries of wintergreen (gaultheria), or choose cool whites and silvers with white-flowered violas, blue fescue grass and cineraria.
Also, wintergreen (gaultheria procumbens) which bears festive red berries, or burgundy-leaved ajuga.
Baccharis patagonica is a differential species with 1.3 (although Baccharis magellanica is also present under similar conditions according to Ruthsatz & Villagran, 1991), with Donatia fascicularis, Tapeinia pumila, Gaultheria pumila and Schoenus antarcticus.
For pots for autumn colour, include a Gaultheria mucronata with brilliant berries in pink, red or pure white.