genus Galax


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Noun1.genus Galax - evergreen herbs of southeastern United States
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
diapensia family, Diapensiaceae, family Diapensiaceae - north temperate low evergreen plants; in some classifications placed in its own order Diapensiales
beetleweed, coltsfoot, galax, Galax urceolata, galaxy, wandflower - tufted evergreen perennial herb having spikes of tiny white flowers and glossy green round to heart-shaped leaves that become coppery to maroon or purplish in fall
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Nomenclatural and historical considerations concerning the genus Galax. Taxon, 21:303-317.