Gaultheria

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Gaultheria

[gȯl′thir·ē·ə]
(botany)
A genus of upright or creeping evergreen shrubs (Ericaceae).
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pungens), el madrono enano (Arbutus occidentalis) y especies de Ceanothus, Ribes, Rubus, Vaccinium y Pernettya.
Del grupo dos en el sitio con alteracion alta: Lachemilla orbiculata, Plagiocheilus solivaeformis y Eleocharis stenocarpa; con alteracion media: Paepalanthus dendroides y Arcytophyllum muticum, con alteracion leve: Pernettya prostrata, Paepalanthus dendroides y Geranium santanderensis; sin alteracion antropica: Paepalanthus dendroides y Pernettya prostrata.
En su estrato arbustivo en tanto, predominan especies de hojas coriaceas y xeromorficas, tales como Berberis buxifolia, Maytenus disticha, Pernettya mucronata, y muy escasa (a diferencia de otras areas) la Rosa rubiginosa.
In the grassland habitat, the most abundant genus are Calamagrostis, Cortaderia, Stipa (Poaceae), Gaultheria and Pernettya (Ericaceae) (Young & Cano, 1994).
desde la linea de pleamar hasta el borde del bosque existen franjas de 1,0 ma 2,5 m de altura donde esta especie predomina junto con Ribes magellanicum Poiret y Pernettya mucronata (L.
Some of the plants residents are being recommended to buy are firethorn, bush roses, pernettya and blackthorn.
Berries need not be confined to shrubberies because there are several smaller plants with interesting fruits, though one of them is in fact a small shrub - pernettya, which has white, mauve or red berries.
I BOUGHT two female Pernettya mucronata Crimsonia last year which were covered with berries, but there have been none this year.
Cuatrecasas distinguished between the typical paramo, with large fasciculate grasses (Calamagrostis, Festuca) and columnar frailejon candle-trees (dozens of different species of Espeletia) from the subparamo of heaths and other more or less ericoid shrubs (Guatteria, Befaria, Vaccinium, Pernettya, Bac-charis, Senecio, Hypericum, etc.
Indeed, with some plants, such as pernettya and snowberry, the berries are the main attraction as their flowers are small and insignificant.
Heavenly bamboo Hippophae rhamnoides Pernettya Pyracantha coccinea Callicarpa bodinieri Euonymus europaeus Viburnum opulus