Definition of Mitchella
1. Noun. Creeping evergreen herbs of North America.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Rubiaceae, Madder Family, Rubiaceae
Member holonyms: Boxberry, Mitchella Repens, Partridgeberry, Twinberry
Lexicographical Neighbors of Mitchella
Literary usage of Mitchella
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Nostrums and Quackery: Articles on the Nostrum Evil and Quackery, Reprinted by American Medical Association (1912)
""mitchella COMPOUND" In the pages of those publications whose advertising ethics permit them to give publicity to fake cancer cures, to deaf- cure quacks or ..."
2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1907)
"... RUBIACEAE: ANATOMICAL STUDIES OF NORTH AMERICAN REPRESENTATIVES OF CEPHALANTHUS, OLDENLANDIA, HOUSTONIA, mitchella, DIODIA, AND GALIUM THEO. ..."
3. Companion to the Botanical Magazine by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1835)
"363. Panax trifolium, L. — New York and Pennsylvania. 364. Aralia racemosa, L. — Covington. 385. mitchella repens, L.—N. Orl. (n. 146. ..."
4. Pocket Manual of Homoeopathic Materia Medica: Comprising the Characteristic by William Boericke, Oscar E. Boericke (1906)
"... mitchella. (Partridge-Berry.) Bladder symptoms accompany complaints, especially uterine congestion. Urinary.—-Irritation at neck of bladder, ..."
5. Materia Medica and Special Therapeutics of the New Remedies by Edwin Moses Hale (1897)
"mitchella REPENS. BOTANICAL DESCRIPTION.—" This is an indigenous evergreen herb, with a perennial root, from which arises a smooth and creeping stem, ..."
6. The Reforestation of Sand Plains in Vermont by Clifton Durant Howe (1910)
"The seedlings are practically all on little hummocks covered with Polytrichum and mitchella. The plot FIG. 3. ..."
7. Handbook of Hardy Herbaceous and Alpine Flowers by William Sutherland (1871)
"mitchella repens (Creeping M.)—This forms flat close carpets of creeping, rooting stems, clothed with opposite pairs of broadly egg-shaped dark-green leaves ..."