A genus of flowers consisting of one species; a dwarf creeping mat-forming evergreen herb.
An old title used by Dioscorides and Pliny towards pellitory, Parietaria, to sort of thistle”, Atractylis gummifera, and to the bindweed, Convolvulus arvensis.
2 (helk-sī′ nē). A genus established by Requien for a plant restricted to Corsica and Sardinia, which varies botanically from Parietaria just by its one-flowered involucre. It really is regarded by many botanists as a species of Parietaria (P. Soleiroldii).
one species; a dwarf creeping mat-forming evergreen herb
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