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Pyrola

 

a genus of plants of the family Pyrolaceae. They are perennial grasses with creeping rhizomes. Their coriaceous leaves are located on the lower part of the stem. The flowers are pentamerous, and the corolla may be white, greenish, or reddish. The fruit is a pentagonal pod. There are about 40 species in the northern hemisphere, chiefly in temperate latitudes. In the USSR there are seven species, growing chiefly in the forest zone, in mossy coniferous and mixed forests. The most common species are Pyrola rotundifolia and Pyrola minor. The plants of this genus are sometimes grown for decoration in shady areas in parks and gardens.

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3] according to US-EPA 3051 method (Agazzi and Pirola 2000) and B concentration determined by ICP-OES or 1CP-MS.
Cappelli C, Castellano M, Braga M, Gandossi E, Pirola I, De Martino E, Agosti B, Rosei EA.
Apte MV, Wilson JS, McCaughan GW, Korsten MA, Haber PS, Norton ID, Pirola RC.
It's out of the question for women to go to the squad's camp at Chateau de la Tour in Gouvieux, 20 miles from Paris," says Italian FA spokesman Massimo Pirola.