genus Tellima


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Noun1.genus Tellima - genus of hardy perennials with palmately lobed leaves and long racemes of small nodding five-petaled flowers; western North America
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
false alumroot, fringe cups, Tellima grandiflora - plant growing in clumps with mostly basal leaves and cream-colored or pale pink fringed flowers in several long racemes; Alaska to coastal central California and east to Idaho
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1936) suggested a close relationship between Lithophragma and Heuchera, whereas early workers actually placed species of Lithophragma in the genus Tellima (reviewed in Taylor 1965).