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po·ten·til·la

 (pōt′n-tĭl′ə)
[Medieval Latin, garden valerian, from Latin potēns, potent-, present participle of posse, to be able; see potent.]
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potentilla

(ˌpəʊtənˈtɪlə)
n
(Plants) any rosaceous plant or shrub of the N temperate genus Potentilla, having five-petalled flowers. See also cinquefoil1, silverweed1, tormentil
[C16: New Latin, from Medieval Latin: garden valerian, from Latin potēns powerful, potent1]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.potentilla - chiefly perennial northern hemisphere herbs and shrubs: cinquefoilPotentilla - chiefly perennial northern hemisphere herbs and shrubs: cinquefoil
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, rose family - a large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens
cinquefoil, five-finger - any of a numerous plants grown for their five-petaled flowers; abundant in temperate regions; alleged to have medicinal properties
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potentilla

[ˌpəʊtnˈtɪlə] npotentilla, cinquefoglie m inv
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In winter, super-hardy shrubs such as a potentilla or red-twig dogwood can stay outside if it's in a weatherproof container.
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The authors found a decrease in retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness and a decrease in pattern electroretinography (ERG) 3 to 4 months after injury, which correlated with punctate regions of reduced cellularity in the ganglionic layer and damage to the optic nerve (Mohan et al.) Potentilla fulgens is an alpine plant of Western Himalayas which is consumed in all parts of the world for its promising medicinal properties.
| Those that flower from early summer onwards, such as buddleia, potentilla and fuschia: Prune in early spring before growth starts, cutting back the old wood (which looks darker and rougher) hard to a low bud, to boost new growth which will give you flowers the same year.
Abstract: The chloroform fraction of Potentilla evestita led to the isolation of three compounds which were characterized as Acacetin 1, Chrysin 2 and Umbelliferone 3.
Plants suitable for semi-ripe cuttings include many evergreen and deciduous shrubs, including lavender, box, hebe, berberis and potentilla. They may take longer to root than softwood cuttings, so you will need to be patient.
Dear Diarmuid, I have bought two nice potentilla plants and they are both doing well with lovely yellow flowers.
Generic spectrum, drawn up in order of descending the number of species in the genus, is the following: Potentilla and Viola, each include four species (3%); Vicia, Geranium, Veronica include three species (2.3%); and other genera include one to two species.
CLUSTER 2 corresponds to stripped communities with low plant cover characterized by Jasione cavanillesii, Potentilla nivalis subsp.
The hawthorns, shadbush, firethorn, cotoneaster, spirea, potentilla and numerous other edible and ornamental plants also belong to this extended family -- the rose or Rosaceae group.
Potentilla porphyrantha, an endangered plant species, has also been discovered in the area of Amulsar.