Tellima

noun
Tel·li·ma | \ ˈteləmə \

Definition of Tellima 

: 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

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History and Etymology for Tellima

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

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