: an erect low-growing perennial herb of the genus Convallaria (C. majalis) that has two large oblong lanceolate leaves and a raceme of fragrant nodding bell-shaped white flowers and is the source of convallaria, convallamarin, convallarin, and convallatoxin
: the dried rhizome and roots of the lily of the valley used as a cardiac tonic
Fragrant perennial herb and sole species (Convallaria majalis) of the genus Convallaria (family Ruscaceae), native to Eurasia and eastern North America. White bell-shaped flowers droop in a row from one side of a leafless stalk, which usually bears two glossy leaves at its base. The fruit is a single red berry. Lily of the valley is cultivated in shaded garden areas in many temperate parts of the world.