• Definition for "maianthemum"
    • A genus of liliaceous flowers associated with tribe…
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maianthemum definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of liliaceous flowers associated with tribe Polygonateæ, characterized by obtaining the blossoms in a terminal raceme, 2-merous, and without a perianth-tube, the portions dispersing.
    • sometimes put in family Convallariaceae: untrue lily of the valley
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