Foamflower


Foamflower

Taxobox
name = Foamflower


image_width = 200px
image_caption = Foamflower "Tiarella" 'Cygnet'
regnum = Plantae
divisio = Magnoliophyta
classis = Magnoliopsida
ordo = Saxifragales
familia = Saxifragaceae
genus = "Tiarella"
genus_authority = L.
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision = "See text"

The Foamflowers ("Tiarella") are a popular species of wildflower and garden plant. They belong to the Saxifrage family (Saxifragaceae). Some species are:
* "Tiarella cordifolia" (Heartleaved Foamflower)
* "Tiarella trifoliata" (Threeleaved Foamflower)

Many hybrids are known and cultivated.

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  • foamflower — ☆ foamflower [fōm′flou΄ər ] n. a small plant (Tiarella cordifolia) of the saxifrage family, with white flowers that bloom in the spring, found in E North America …   English World dictionary

  • foamflower — širdžialapė tiarėlė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Uolaskėlinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Tiarella cordifolia), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Tiarella cordifolia angl. false mitrewort; foamflower; heart leaf foamflower… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • foamflower — noun Date: 1895 a spring flowering herb (Tiarella cordifolia) of eastern North America that has white flowers with long stamens and no stem leaves called also false miterwort …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • foamflower — /fohm flow euhr/, n. a North American plant, Tiarella cordifolia, having a cluster of small, usually white flowers. Also called false miterwort. [1890 95; FOAM + FLOWER] * * * …   Universalium

  • foamflower — foam•flow•er [[t]ˈfoʊmˌflaʊ ər[/t]] n. pln a North American plant, Tiarella cordifolia, of the saxifrage family, having small, white flowers • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • foamflower — noun stoloniferous white flowered spring blooming woodland plant • Syn: ↑coolwart, ↑false miterwort, ↑false mitrewort, ↑Tiarella cordifolia • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • …   Useful english dictionary

  • heart-leaf foamflower — širdžialapė tiarėlė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Uolaskėlinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Tiarella cordifolia), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Tiarella cordifolia angl. false mitrewort; foamflower; heart leaf foamflower… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • false miterwort — foamflower. [1865 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • Tiarella cordifolia — Taxobox name = Heartleaved Foamflower image width = 240px image caption = Tiarella cordifolia regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Saxifragales familia = Saxifragaceae genus = Tiarella species = T. cordifolia… …   Wikipedia

  • false miterwort — noun 1. plant with tiny white flowers hanging in loose clusters on leafy stems; moist woods from Alaska to central California and east to Montana • Syn: ↑false mitrewort, ↑Tiarella unifoliata • Hypernyms: ↑wildflower, ↑wild flower • Member… …   Useful english dictionary