Leptarrhena


Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Leptarrhena - one species: leatherleaf saxifrage
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Saxifragaceae, Saxifragaceae, saxifrage family - a large and diverse family of evergreen or deciduous herbs; widely distributed in northern temperate and cold regions; sometimes includes genera of the family Hydrangeaceae
leatherleaf saxifrage, Leptarrhena pyrolifolia - plant with basal leathery elliptic leaves and erect leafless flower stalks each bearing a dense roundish cluster of tiny white flowers; moist places of northwestern North America to Oregon and Idaho
References in periodicals archive ?
Sullivantia, Jepsonia, Heuchera, Peltiphyllurn, Leptarrhena,
amp; Thomas Jepsonia parryi (Torrey) Small Leptarrhena pvrifolia (D.