Mitella

Mitella includes perennials growing from a scaly rhizome, bearing wide heart- or spade-shaped leaves near their bases and flowers with five petals in a long raceme or spike. ==Etymology== The genus name means `little mitre`, from Latin mitra with the diminutive suffix -ella, since the flowers are said to resemble bishop`s headdresses. In Classi......
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Mitella

[n] - genus of low slender herbs of North America and northeastern Asia having flowers with trifid or pinnatifid petals
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mitella

A sling for the arm. ... Origin: L. Dim. Of mitra, a bandage, band ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Mitella

genus Mitella noun genus of low slender herbs of North America and northeastern Asia having flowers with trifid or pinnatifid petals
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Mitella

(from the article `Rosales`) In many Saxifragaceae, capsules held erect at the tips of flexible stems wave in the wind, tossing out the seeds as they move. Chrysosplenium and ...
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