gaultheria definition

  • noun:
    • some of the genus Gaultheria of evergreen ericaceous bushes.
    • A genus of ericaceous shrubs with evergreen foliage, and, frequently, edible berries. It provides the American winter-green (Gaultheria procumbens), and also the larger-fruited salal of Northwestern America (Gaultheria Shallon).
    • a sizable ericaceous genus of evergreen aromatic bushes or almost herbaceous plants, with axillary nodding blossoms and red or blackish fruit consisting of a fleshy calyx inclosing a capsule.
    • commonly distributed genus of creeping or upright evergreen shrubs

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