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Definition of the noun spiraea

What does spiraea mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • spiraea: spiraeas
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  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
    • scientific name: Astilbe japonica
    • synonym of spiraea: spirea
    • 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 Cana
  3. Spiraea Hybr
  4. Spiraea Nana
  5. Spiraea Acuta
  6. Spiraea Amena
  7. Spiraea Bella
  8. Spiraea Dubia
  9. Spiraea Fissa
  10. Spiraea Foxii
  11. Spiraea Grata
  12. Spiraea Laeta
  13. Spiraea media
  14. Spiraea Nivea
  15. Spiraea Notha
  16. Spiraea Ovata
  17. Spiraea Rosea

Phrases ending with the word Spiraea:

  1. Rock Spiraea
  2. False Spiraea
  3. genus 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 previewHorticultural Art Journal (1891)

Billards Spiraea is a robust, upright growing species, attaining a height of from five to ...

Google previewMonongahela National Forest (N.F.), Forest Plan Revision (2006)

Environmental Impact Statement

Virginia Sgiraea Virginia spiraea is an endemic species with a relatively small range. Habitat connectivity is a concern for this plant since its distribution is limited to riparian areas. The viability outcome reflects its extremely limited distribution ...

Google previewNorthern Rocky Mountain Wildflowers (2012)

Including Glacier, Waterton Lakes, Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, Mount Revelstoke, and Yoho National Park by H. Wayne Phillips

Description: Subalpine spiraea is a low shrub, less than 40" tall. It has alternately arranged, toothed leaves and a flat-topped flower arrangement much like the common white spiraea (S. betulifolia). However, subalpine spiraea has bright ...

Google previewWoody Plants of Utah (2012)

A Field Guide with Identification Keys to Native and Naturalized Trees, Shrubs, Cacti, and Vines by Renee Van Buren, Janet G. Cooper, Leila M. Shultz, Kimball T. Harper

Description: Rock spiraea is a prostrate, matlike plant that grows up to 2 dm tall and 10 dm in diameter. The leaves are simple, alternate, oblanceolate to spatulate, up to 17 mm long and 4.5 mm wide, with entire margins, and pilose to almost ...

Google previewMountain Reservoirs Land Management Plan, Chatuge, Hiwassee, Blue Ridge, Nottely, Ocoees 1,2,and 3, Apalachia, and Fontana Reservoirs (2009)

Environmental Impact Statement

Virginia spiraea is a shrub growing on rocky flood-scoured riverbanks and gravel bars in gorges or canyons in the central and southern Appalachian Mountains. Populations have been extirpated by impoundments, and other threats include ...

Google previewPlants of the Metroplex (1998)

Newly Revised Edition by Howard Garrett

'Vanhouttei' spiraea is a cross between two spiraeas from China. S bumalda Anthony Waterer' has a beautiful coral flower that blooms later in the spring. Double Reeves spiraea (S cantoniensis 'Lanceata') is another excellent choice.

Google previewPharmacologia (1823)

Comprehending the Art of Prescribing Upon Fixed and Scientific Principles; Together with the History of Medicinal Substances by John Ayrton Paris

The circinata is the best tonic, and is also aromatic, the Spiraea is the most astringent. Medicin AL PREPARATIONs. An infusion or decoction of the stalks and leaves may be advantageously given, (the root is the least valuable part of the plant ...

Google previewFlora domestica, or The portable flower-garden, etc. [By Elizabeth Kent. Largely compiled from material supplied to the author by Leigh Hunt.] (1823)

The Scarlet Spiraea is a native of Pensylvania; the blossoms are of a beautiful red-colour, blowing in August and September. It is not determined whether the Hypericum-leaved Spirwa be a native of Italy, or of North America; it is called ...

Google previewFlora Domestica (1823)

Or, The Portable Flower-garden : with Directions for the Treatment of Plants in Pots and Illustrations Trom the Works of the Poets by Elizabeth Kent

The Scarlet Spiraea is a native of Pensylvania; the blossoms are of a beautiful red-colour, blowing in August and September. It is not determined whether the Hypericum-leaved Spiraea be a native of Italy, or of North America ; it is called ...

Google previewThe Tree & Shrub Expert (1983)

by D. G. Hessayon

VARIETIES: The favourite spring-flowering Spiraea is the Bridal Wreath (S.arguta ). It grows about 6 ft high with arching sprays of white flowers in April and May. The flowers of S. thunbergii appear earlier and the leaves remain on the bush ...

Google previewDirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs (2016)

by Michael A. Dirr

Spiraea tomentosa, steeplebush. late August and September, but they make palatable bird food and seldom last very long. Provide acid or high pH, moist, well-drained soils; keep stress to a minimum. When right, it makes a very pretty fruiting ...

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist: Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany ... The Second Edition. Carefully Revised ... and Very Much Enlarged, Etc (1797)

by Thomas MAWE (and ABERCROMBIE (John) Horticulturist.)

SPIRAEA sorbifolia. Sorbus-leaved Siberian Spiraea..] Rises with shrubby slender stems and branches, three or four feet high; pinnated leaves of four or five pair of folioles uniformly serrated ; and white flowers in panicles at the ends of the ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

Spiraea alba Du Roi North America. Perennial shrub See DuRoi, Johann Philipp (1741–1785), Die harbkesche wilde Baumzucht: theils Nordamerikanischer und anderer fremder, theils Bäume, Sträucher und strauchartigen Pflanzen .

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 previewA Dictionary of Medical Terminology , Dental Surgery and the Collateral Sciences (1878)

Spiraea Africa'na. A plant of the genus Diofma. Spiraea Filipen'dula. The officinal dropwort. The root is astringent. Spiraea Tomento'sa. Hardback ; red meadow-sweet. It is tonic and astringent.

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

Folded-leaved Spiraea. Pursh n. 8.— “Leaves ovate, lobed, toothed, somewhat plaited; snowwhite and downy beneath. Panicles terminal, stalked, very much branched.”—On the banks of the Kooskoosky, gathered by governor Lewis, ...

Google previewThe Gardeners Dictionary (1768)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit, Flower Gardens, and Nursery, as Also for Performing the Practical Parts of Agriculture, Including the Management of Vineyards, with the Methods of Making and Preserving Wine, According to the Present Practice of the Most Skilful Vignerons in the Several Wine Countries in Europe : Together with Directions for Propagating and Improving, from Real Practice and Experience, All Sorts of Timber Trees

Spiraea Frutex, vulgö. The CHARACTERS are, The flower has a permanent empalement of one leaf, plain at the base, and cut into five ecute segments at the top ; it has five roundish oblong petals inserted in the empalement, and twenty or ...

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 ...

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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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