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(Plants) a European evergreen shrub of the Ruscus genus
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Noun1.Ruscus - a genus of European evergreen shrubs; sometimes placed in family Asparagaceae
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
butcher's broom, Ruscus aculeatus - shrub with stiff flattened stems resembling leaves (cladophylls); used for making brooms
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I have in mind Deutzia magnifica, Weigela, Philaldelphus "Snow Velvet", Escallonia macrantha, Hypericum, Spiraea and Ruscus; I can see them from where I type.
What you get: This yellow and pink bunch is made up of chrysanthemums, carnations, waxflower and ruscus and it has a wooden butterfly added for decoration.
A floor-to-ceiling wall of fresh flowers with thousands of white hydrangeas, white mountain lilies, Virginia alstroemeria lilies, ivory Vendella roses, and Italian Ruscus covered the impressive wall.
The ruscus was amazing - I'm used to seeing it as a local council quick fix as ground cover, but this was lush.
Using a fine-gauge wire, affix bundles of varying lengths to a dried honeysuckle wreath frame, then add clusters of privet berries, lisianthus blossoms, and Israeli ruscus leaves to hide stems and create depth.
Afrodizyak otu, Suleyman otu, (ISTE 109565) Tahir otu Ruscus aculeatus L.
Anti-inflammatory activity of Achelia and Ruscus topical gel on carrageenan-induced paw edema in rats.
Atualmente, as folhagens mais comumente utilizadas em arranjos florais sao: anturio (Anthurium sp.), aspargo-samambaia (Asparagus setaceus), camelia (Camellia japonica), cordelines (Cordyline terminalis), dracena (Dracena sp.), eucalipto (Eucalyptus cinerea), junco (Juncus effusus), pittosporum (Pittosporum undulatum), podocarpos (Podocarpus sp.) e ruscus (Ruscus aculeatus) (LOBO-GUERRERO, 2009).