Polygala

[n] - type genus of the Polygalaceae: milkwort
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Polygala

Po·lyg'a·la noun [ Latin , milkwort, from Greek ...; poly`s much + ... milk.] A genus of bitter herbs or shrubs having eight stamens and a two-celled ovary (as the Seneca snakeroot, the flowering wintergreen, etc.); milkwort.
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Polygala

genus Polygala noun type genus of the Polygalaceae: milkwort; senega; snakeroot
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Polygala

• (n.) A genus of bitter herbs or shrubs having eight stamens and a two-celled ovary (as the Seneca snakeroot, the flowering wintergreen, etc.); milkwort.
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Polygala

Polygala is a large genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Polygalaceae. They are commonly known as milkworts or snakeroots. The genus is distributed widely throughout much of the world in temperate zones and the tropics. The genus name Polygala comes from the ancient Greek `much milk`, as the plant was thought to increase milk yields.....
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