: a genus of hardy herbaceous perennials (family Saxifragaceae) of western North America that have palmately lobed leaves and long racemes of small nodding 5-petaled flowers see false alumroot

Word History


New Latin, anagram of Mitella, genus of plants allied to Tellima, from Latin, headband, diminutive of mitra headband, turban

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“Tellima.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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