Definition of Loiseleuria procumbens
1. Noun. Creeping mat-forming evergreen shrub of high mountain regions of northern hemisphere grown for its rose-pink flowers.
Group relationships: Genus Loiseleuria, Loiseleuria
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub
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Literary usage of Loiseleuria procumbens
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1. Lake Superior: Its Physical Character, Vegetation, and Animals, Compared by Louis Agassiz, James Elliot Cabot (1850)
"La Tourne, higher Jura, and lower Alps. Loiseleuria procumbens Des. Pastures of the Alps. Andromeda polifolia L. Peat bogs of the higher Jura. ..."
2. The English Rock-garden by Reginald John Farrer (1919)
"Loiseleuria procumbens. countless fine naked stems of 3 inches or less, ... Loiseleuria procumbens is a little alpine Azalea, trailing tiny flat masses, ..."
3. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder (1908)
"... rows of cells are present also in Loiseleuria procumbens, Desv. and Phyllodoce coerulea, ' Gr. et Godr.' ; sessile external glands varying in shape from ..."
4. Memoirs by Harvard University Gray Herbarium (1917)
"... Sedum roseum in eastern Pennsylvania, Rubus Chamaemorus and Empetrum nigrum at Montauk Point at the tip of Long Island and Loiseleuria procumbens along ..."
5. Appalachia by Appalachian Mountain Club (1879)
"The alpine azalea (Loiseleuria procumbens), the most beautiful and brilliant of all our alpine plants, though above 1582 metres, extends over large areas, ..."
6. A Monograph of Azaleas: Rhododendron Subgenus Anthodendron by Ernest Henry Wilson, Alfred Rehder (1921)
"It is based on the genus Azalea of Linnaeus, the type of which is Azalea procumbens L., now known as Loiseleuria procumbens Desv. The six species enumerated ..."