Convallaria

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Translingual[edit]

Convallaria majalis
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin convallis (valley). Named by botanist Carl von Linnaeus (1707-1778).[1][2]

Proper noun[edit]

Convallaria f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Asparagaceae — Usually only one species is counted to belong to this genus, Convallaria majalis or lily of the valley.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Erhardt, Walter & Götz, Erich & Bödeker, Nils & Seybold, Siegmund, Zander. Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen. Dictionary of plant names. Dictionnaire des noms de plantes, Ulmer, 2000.
  2. ^ Hyam, Roger & Pankhurst, Richard, Plants and their Names. A Concise Dictionary, Oxford University Press, US, 1995.