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Convallaria Majalis

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04 Sep : 21:20

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convallaria_majalis5.jpgLily of the Valley has many beautiful, white, fragrant flowers, inverted cups, and broken down as grozdcheta.

Today his name Convallaria majalis L. lily of the valley has received from its ancient Latin name Lilium convalium, which translated means "lily of the valleys. So is Carl Linnaeus named the plant - lily of the valleys, blooming in May .. Indeed, lily of the valley is a relative of lilies and often blooms in moderately humid plains (and not only there, of course) in May - June.

Lily of the valley still called "Jacob's Ladder", "Tears of Mary" Tricholoma lily, ears of sarnichka. Lily of the Valley is one of the first flowers usher the coming of spring. That's why it has become a symbol of Christ's coming. Lily of the Valley is mentioned in the Song of Songs (2:1) of Solomon: "I am the rose of Sharon and lily of the valleys ..." Whiteness of the blooms, their delicate flavor have made the plant a symbol of the Virgin Mary, especially the Immaculate Conception.

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