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Definition of the noun spiraea

What does spiraea mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • spiraea: spiraeas
  • Spiraea: -

  1. a Japanese shrub that resembles members of the genus Spiraea; widely cultivated in many varieties for its dense panicles of flowers in many colors; often forced by florists for Easter blooming
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • alternative spelling: spirea
    • scientific name: Astilbe japonica
    • more generic word: astilbe = any plant of the genus Astilbe having compound leaves and showy panicles of tiny colorful flowers
  2. any rosaceous plant of the genus Spiraea; has sprays of small white or pink flowers
  3. a dicotyledonous genus of the family Rosaceae

Phrases with Spiraea

Phrases starting with the word Spiraea:

  1. Spiraea alba
  2. Spiraea media
  3. Spiraea rubra
  4. Spiraea dumosa
  5. Spiraea incisa
  6. Spiraea lucida
  7. Spiraea Noeana
  8. Spiraea aruncus
  9. Spiraea bullata
  10. Spiraea gemmata
  11. Spiraea ulmaria
  12. Spiraea capitata
  13. Spiraea denudata

Phrases ending with the word Spiraea:

  1. Rock Spiraea
  2. False Spiraea
  3. genus spiraea
  4. Garland Spiraea
  5. Species Spiraea
  6. Variety Spiraea
  7. Japanese Spiraea

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Spiraea

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Google previewAnnual Report (1907)

by South Dakota State Horticultural Society

Perhaps the best spiraea is the variety Van Houttei. It is an elegant broad- spreading shrub, and should be given plenty of room in the front of the border. A small growing elegant spiraea is the variety Antony Waterer. It produces showy red ...

Google previewNative and Garden Plants for the Church Altar (2009)

by Lex Danson, Kathleen Milby

One variety called plum- leaved spiraea is the well-known bridal wreath. The name Spiraea is sometimes shortened to spirea and comes from the Greek word for wreath. PEACH Peaches are among the earliest commercial fruit trees to. 41.

Google previewGarden flowers of autumn (1917)

by Ellen Eddy Shaw

BLUE SPIRAEA (Caryopteris Meutacanthnsi) Blue Spiraea is a new friend in the garden, a small shrub, native of China and Japan. It is a late bloomer, and is highly prized for this. The shrub grows to be from three to four feet high, and the ...

Google previewIn Quest of Tomorrow's Medicines (2003)

by Jürgen Drews

The shrub is called spiraea, and salicylic acid was therefore called Spirsaure ( spiraeic acid) in Germany From Acetyl-Spirsaure was derived in 1899 the name Aspirin, which in that year set out on its ongoing triumphal march. At the beginning ...

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

by Frances Tenenbaum

Spigelia marilandica Spiraea x bumalda 'Anthony Waterer' Spiraea thunbergii Stachyurus praecox. in spring or from seeds. S. marilandica is native to the southeastern United States: when buying plants, be sure they are seed grown and not ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1828)

Spirasa laevigata, or smooth- leaved spiraea. — Leaves lanceolate, quite entire, sessile; ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Gardening (2010)

by Walter P. Wright

Spiraea, Meadow Sweet (spirae-a, from speita, wreathed, in reference to its former nse in garlands. Ord. iiosaceae). — A useful genus of shrubs giving material for greenhouses as well as for shrubberies. Astilbe japonic a is generally grown ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Gardening (1913)

by Walter Page Wright

Spiraea, Meadow Sweet (spiraé-a, from speira, wreathed, in. reference to its former use in garlands. Ord. Rosaceae).—A useful. genus of shrubs giving material for ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Remedy Relationships in Homeopathy (2003)

by Abdur Rehman

Spiraea. ulmaria. Complementary Remedies: - Followed well by:- Inlmical:- Antidotes:- Collaterals: Berb, Benz-aс, Bry Kali-bi, Nat-s, Sal-n, Sul-ac Spongia tosta Solanum nigrum 248 Solanum nigrum Solidago virgaurea Spigelia Spiraea ulmaria.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis (1828)

by John Wilkes

Spiraea laevigata, or smooth-leaved spiraea. —Leaves lanceolate, quite entirer sessile; ...

Google previewThe New international encyclopaedia (1918)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

HARDHACK (Spiraea tomentosaK 2. WILLOW-LEAVED SPIR/EA (Spiraea sallcifollal. 3. SHADBUSH (Amelanchler Canadensis). 4. SAXIFRAGE (Saxlfraga Vlrglnlensls). SPIRAL SPIRE plane. A spiral ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Westen Cultures (1997)

by Helaine Selin

Various naturally occurring salicylates (also found in certain birches, in the common ornamental Spiraea, and in wintergreen) have the same general biological effects as aspirin (named after Spiraea) relieving headache and reducing ...

Google previewDesk Encyclopedia of Plant and Fungal Virology (2009)

by Marc H.V. van Regenmortel, Brian W.J. Mahy

Worldwide Spiraea yellow leaf spot virus SYLSV Spiraea (Rosaceae ) AF299074 Sugarcane bacilliform IM virus SCBIMV Sugarcane (Poaceae) USA ...

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Scrabble value of S1P3I1R1A1E1A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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