Pulsatilla

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pulsatilla

(ˌpʌlsəˈtɪlə)
n
(Plants) another name for pasqueflower
[C16: from Medieval Latin, from pulsāta beaten (by the wind)]

pulsatilla

- Can refer to the shaking of a flower in the wind.
See also related terms for shaking.
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Noun1.pulsatilla - includes a group of plants that in some classifications are included in the genus Anemone: pasqueflowersPulsatilla - includes a group of plants that in some classifications are included in the genus Anemone: pasqueflowers
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
pasque flower, pasqueflower - any plant of the genus Pulsatilla; sometimes included in genus Anemone
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Pulsatillas and eryngium, Alpine phlox, saxifrages, gentians, dianthus and auriculas love it here.
North East Alpine Garden Society, talks, How I grow Primula bracteata by Peter Hood and Pulsatillas by Alan Furness, St Mary's Church Hall, Ponteland, 7.