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wild ginger

n.
Any of various plants of the genus Asarum, especially A. canadense of eastern North America, having heart-shaped leaves, a solitary brownish flower, and an aromatic root.

wild ginger

n
(Plants) a North American plant, Asarum canadense, having a solitary brownish flower and an aromatic root: family Aristolochiaceae. See also asarabacca, asarum

wild′ gin′ger


n.
any of various plants of the genus Asarum, of the birthwort family, esp. A. canadense, of E North America, having two heart-shaped leaves, a solitary reddish brown flower, and a pungent rhizome.
[1795–1805]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wild ginger - low-growing perennial herb with pungent gingery leaves and rhizomes
Asarum, genus Asarum - wild ginger
Asarum canadense, black snakeroot, Canada ginger - deciduous low-growing perennial of Canada and eastern and central United States
Asarum virginicum, heartleaf, heart-leaf - evergreen low-growing perennial having mottled green and silvery-grey heart-shaped pungent leaves; Virginia to South Carolina
asarabacca, Asarum europaeum - thick creeping evergreen herb of western Europe
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
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Hill-food is very simple, but with buckwheat and Indian corn, and rice and red pepper, and little fish out of the stream in the valley, and honey from the flue-like hives built in the stone walls, and dried apricots, and turmeric, and wild ginger, and bannocks of flour, a devout woman can make good things, and it was a full bowl that the priest carried to the Bhagat.
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Regulations must ensure that trade of animals such as rhinos and wild ginger is in a way that ensures that future generations continue to benefit from them, and that they do not become extinct.
When a craving for down-home cooking sets in post-grocery run, it's always a toss-up between Wooden Spoon (Bagnet with KBL, Sigarilyas at Daing) and Wild Ginger (Monggo Soup, Crispy Tawilis).
I recommend them before any meals you know will cause stomach discomfort--Thanksgiving, spicy foods, fried foods, rich meals," says Nicole Leffler, who owns Sarasota's Wild Ginger Apothecary.
The Willamette Valley Hardy Plant Group will present Truls Jensen of Wild Ginger Farms, speaking about growing alpine plants here, and "conventional" plants that can benefit from rock garden techniques.
Kennedy says he hopes his guests, whether arriving from nearby Atlanta or distant Athens, Greece, leave with a more personal relationship to the forest community and all its diverse inhabitants--the lizards and the bullfrogs, the wild ginger and huckleberries.
Because of its beauty, this plant was given many names: Ginger Flower, Red Ginger Lily, Torch Lily, Wild Ginger, Combrang, Bunga Siantan, Philippine Wax Flower, Xiang Bao Jiaing, Indonesian Tall Ginger, Boca de DragAaAaAeA n, Rose de Porcelaine, and Porcelain Ros Primarily, the showy red to pink flowers are used in decorative arrangements to provide a tropical look, while the flower buds are an important ingredient in Thai and North Sumatran dishes, mostly with fresh fish.
Plants in the garden include aloe, wild ginger, safflower, wheat, henna, tamarisk, Christ's thorn, grapes, fig and pomegranates.
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