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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
    • 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 Nana
  3. Spiraea Amena
  4. Spiraea Bella
  5. Spiraea Fissa
  6. Spiraea Foxii
  7. Spiraea Grata
  8. Spiraea Laeta
  9. Spiraea media
  10. Spiraea Nivea
  11. Spiraea Notha
  12. Spiraea Ovata
  13. Spiraea rubra
  14. Spiraea Alpina
  15. Spiraea Blumei
  16. Spiraea dumosa
  17. Spiraea Glauca

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 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 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 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 previewPharmacologia (1823)

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

and is also aromatic, the Spiraea is the most astringent. Medicinal Preparations. An infusion or decoction of the stalks and leaves may be advantageously given, (the root is the least valuable part of the plant,) but ...

Google previewNature's Garden (1907)

An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect Visitors, with Colored Plates and Many Other Illustrations Photographed Directly from Nature by Henry Troth and A.R. Dugmore by Neltje Blanchan

Another herbaceous perennial once counted a spiraea is the common Indian Physic or Bowman's-root ( Porteranthus ...

Google previewNorthern Rocky Mountain Wildflowers (2001)

by Wayne Phillips

Spiraea splendens Baum. ex Koch (also Spiraea densiflora Nutt. ex T. & G.) Rose Family (Rosaceae) Description: Subalpine spiraea is a low shrub, less than 40" tall. It has alternately arranged, toothed leaves and a flat-topped flower ...

Google previewFlorists' Review (1913)

Michell's Spiraea Roots We have just received a late shipment of extra fine large clumps, which we are offering at “real bargain” prices to make room for our incoming seed stocks. Spiraea is an Easter Plant that always yields a handsome profit ...

Google previewFlora domestica; or, The portable flower-garden ... [By Elizabeth Kent. Largely compiled from material supplied to the author by Leigh Hunt.] A new edition, with additions (1831)

by Miss 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 D D called ...

Google previewThe British Flora Medica (1877)

by Benjamin Herbert Barton, Thomas Castle

Spiraea is the name given by Pliny to a plant whose blossoms were used for garlands, derived from aireiptia of Theophrastus. This species was named Filipen - dula, on account of its curious tubers, which are suspended, as it were, by threads ...

Google previewSteer's Gardening Encyclopaedia (2007)

by William H Steer

Nor is the shrub family exempt; the spiraea is a notorious offender and needs similar restriction. SUGAR PEAS. The pods are cooked and eaten with the peas. Grow in the same way as green peas. SUMACH (Rhus). H.; 6 ft.; various; spring.

Google previewThe Canadian Horticulturist (1895)

The golden leaved spiraea is a strong grower, soon attaining a height of 5 or 6 feet, is more or less rounded in form and rather stiff in habit ; the foliage also is larger than that of most of the spiraeas. It is very hardy and may be easily grown from ...

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 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 previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2012)

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

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

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 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 previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1857)

Containing a Concise Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Hygiene, Therapeutics ... by Robley Dunglison

SPIRAEA LoBA'TA, S. Palma'ta, Queen of the Prairie, American Meadowsweet. An oil, resembling oleum gaultheriae, is obtained from the roots and stems. SP1RAEA OpULIFo'LIA, Opulus-leaved Spiraea, AWine Bark, has similar properties.

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Spiraea. Ulmaria. Spiraea Ulmaria. Queen of the Meadows. Meadow-sweet. A'. 0. Rosaceas. Tincture of fresh root. Clinical. — Conscientiousness, morbid. Convulsions. Epilepsy. Eyelids, affections of. Hydrophobia. CEsophagus ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Remedy Relationships in Homeopathy (2003)

by Abdur Rehman

Spiraea. ulmaria. Complementary Remedies: - Followed well by: lnimical: - Antidotes: - Collaterals: Berb, Benz-ac, Bry, Kalt-bl, Nat-s, Sal-n, Sul-ac Spongia ... Solanum nigrum 248 Solanum nigrum Solidago virgaurea Spigelia Spiraea ulmaria.

Google previewThe Universal Gardener and Botanist; Or, A General Dictionary of Gardening and Botany, Etc (1778)

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

The chief species are, *SPIRAEA Salicifolia. IWillow-leaved Siberian Spiræa, or Common Spiræa frutex.] · Rifes with many upright ftraight, flender, reddish stems and fuckers from the root, three or four feet high ; garnished with spear-shaped, ...

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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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