false hellebore

false hellebore n any of several hellebores of the genus Veratrum esp one (V. viride) of the eastern U.S. with dense spikelike flower clusters and a rootstock that has been used medicinally see AMERICAN HELLEBORE

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  • False Hellebore — may refer to: * Adonis vernalis * Veratrum album * Veratrum viride …   Wikipedia

  • False hellebore — is used as the common name of plants in two different families: * Adonis vernalis (Ranunculaceae) * Veratrum species (Melanthiaceae) …   Wikipedia

  • false hellebore — čemerys statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Melantinių (Melanthiaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Veratrum). atitikmenys: lot. Veratrum angl. false hellebore; hellebore; Indian poke; varebells vok. Germer rus. вератрум; чемерица lenk. ciemiężyca …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • false hellebore — noun perennial herbs of the lily family having thick toxic rhizomes • Syn: ↑hellebore • Hypernyms: ↑liliaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑white hellebore, ↑American hellebore, ↑Indian poke, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • false hellebore — any of various plants belonging to the genus Veratrum, of the lily family, esp. a North American species, V. viride, which has clusters of yellowish green flowers and is the source of substances used in certain medicines and insecticides. Also… …   Universalium

  • white false hellebore — baltasis čemerys statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Melantinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Veratrum album), paplitęs pietų Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Veratrum album angl. European white hellebore;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • black false hellebore — juodasis čemerys statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Melantinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Veratrum nigrum), paplitęs vakarų Azijoje ir vidurio ir pietryčių Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Veratrum nigrum angl. black false hellebore; black… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • California false hellebore — kaliforninis čemerys statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Melantinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Veratrum californicum), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Veratrum californicum angl. California false hellebore; skunk cabbage… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • hellebore — [hel′ə bôr΄] n. [altered (after Gr) < ME ellebore < OFr < L helleborus < Gr helleboros, orig. prob. “plant eaten by fawns” < hellos, var. of ellos, fawn < base of elaphos, deer + bora, food (of beasts): for IE base see ELK &… …   English World dictionary

  • hellebore — /hel euh bawr , bohr /, n. 1. any of several plants of the genus Helleborus, of the buttercup family, having basal leaves and clusters of flowers, esp. H. niger, the Christmas rose. 2. any of various plants of the genus Veratrum. Cf. false… …   Universalium

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