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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 einheimischer Bäume, Sträucher und strauchartigen ...

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 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 Practical Materia Medica (1902)

by John Henry Clarke

Spiraea Ulmaria. Spiraea Ulmaria. Queen of the Meadows. Meadow-sweet N. 0. Rosaceae. Tincture of fresh root. Clinical. — Conscientiousness, morbid. Convulsions. Epilepsy. Eyelids, affections of.

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 Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns: The classes, cohorts, orders, and chief genera of phanerogams and ferns (1897)

by John Christopher Willis

Hemisphere are sometimes separated from Spiraea under this ...

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.

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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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