genus Saxifraga


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Noun1.genus Saxifraga - type genus of the Saxifragaceaegenus Saxifraga - type genus of the Saxifragaceae; large genus of usually perennial herbs of Arctic and cool regions of northern hemisphere: 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
breakstone, rockfoil, saxifrage - any of various plants of the genus Saxifraga
Saxifraga aizoides, yellow mountain saxifrage - tufted evergreen perennial having ciliate leaves and yellow corymbose flowers often spotted orange
fair-maids-of-France, meadow saxifrage, Saxifraga granulata - rosette-forming perennial having compact panicles of white flowers; Europe
mossy saxifrage, Saxifraga hypnoides - tufted or mat-forming perennial of mountains of Europe; cultivated for its white flowers
Saxifraga occidentalis, western saxifrage - saxifrage having loose clusters of white flowers on hairy stems growing from a cluster of basal leaves; moist slopes of western North America
purple saxifrage, Saxifraga oppositifolia - plants forming dense cushions with bright reddish-lavender flowers; rocky areas of Europe and Asia and western North America
Saxifraga stellaris, star saxifrage, starry saxifrage - small often mat-forming alpine plant having small starlike white flowers; Europe
mother-of-thousands, Saxifraga sarmentosam, Saxifraga stolonifera, strawberry geranium, strawberry saxifrage - eastern Asiatic saxifrage with racemes of small red-and-white flowers; spreads by numerous creeping stolons