snowdrop

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snowdrop:

see amaryllisamaryllis
, common name for some members of the Amaryllidaceae, a family of mostly perennial plants with narrow, flat leaves and with lilylike flowers borne on separate, leafless stalks.
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snowdrop

symbol of optimism. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 177; Kunz, 326]
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snowdrop

any of several amaryllidaceous plants of the Eurasian genus Galanthus, esp G. nivalis, having drooping white bell-shaped flowers that bloom in early spring
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Galanthus nivalis occurs over vast areas of Europe right through to the Ukraine and has become naturalised not only in Britain but also in Scandinavia, Holland and even regions of the United States.
Keywords: Polygonatum cyrtonema lectin (PCL) Galanthus nivalis agglutinin (GNA)-related lectin Ophiopogon japonicus lectin (OJL) Sugar-binding motif Apoptosis Caspase
robbiae has wanderlust, never staying in one place, but this suits the snowdrop Galanthus nivalis, which often makes small colonies, seeding itself and spontaneously producing new bulbs.
The Aethlon Hemopurifier consists of the lectin Galanthus nivalis agglutinin (GNA) immobilized in the outer-capillary space of a plasma membrane device that is compatible for use with standard CRRT and dialysis units.
We think of the common snowdrop - galanthus nivalis - as a wild flower, although it was probably introduced from mainland Europe many centuries ago.
GET a pack of 25 honey-scented Galanthus nivalis for just pounds 8.
Galanthus nivalis was used traditionally in Bulgaria and Turkey for neurological conditions.
Galanthus nivalis,our common snowdrop,has long been grown in our gardens and has escaped to become naturalised throughout the country.
Galanthus nivalis, to give it its Sunday name, is not the easiest of plants to establish.
Galanthus nivalis curs over vast areas of Europe ht through to the Ukraine and s become naturalised not only Britain but also in Scandinavia, olland and even the US.