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Authors: House   L.  

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Pyrola secunda). Leaves firm but thin in texture, semi-evergreen, 1.5-3cm long and l-2cm broad, ovate to elliptic, rounded at the base. Flowering ramcemes 7-12cm high with 8-12, rather densely borne greenish-white, bell-shaped flowers to 6mm across, all nodding to one side of the stalk. Throughout the cool temperate zone of the northern hemisphere in damp coniferous woods. [Pl.317].