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ti·a·rel·la

 (tē′ə-rĕl′ə, tī′-)
[New Latin Tiārella, genus name, from diminutive of Latin tiāra, tall conical headress of the ancient Persians (the genus being so called because its pistils resemble a papal tiara in shape); see tiara.]
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Noun1.tiarella - small genus of North American herbs having mostly basal leaves and slender racemes of delicate white flowersTiarella - small genus of North American herbs having mostly basal leaves and slender racemes of delicate white flowers
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
coolwart, foamflower, Tiarella cordifolia, false miterwort, false mitrewort - stoloniferous white-flowered spring-blooming woodland plant
false miterwort, false mitrewort, Tiarella unifoliata - plant with tiny white flowers hanging in loose clusters on leafy stems; moist woods from Alaska to central California and east to Montana
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This woodland setting is perfect for growing shade-loving and ground-hugging plants, such bergenia, heuchera, epimedium, hosta, lamium, tiarella, violets, lungwort and vinca or periwinkle.
If you don't have the possibility of planting in full sun, use shade-loving plants such as hosta, tiarella and ivy begonias and fuchsia will tolerate partial shade as well.
Min et al., "Phytochemical investigation of Tiarella polyphylla," Archives of Pharmacal Research, vol.
Several herbaceous species were dominant across seeps, including (in order of importance): wood nettles (Laporlea canadensis), branch lettuce (Micranthes micranthidifolia), turtlehead (Chelone sp.), scarlet beebalm (Monarda didyma), pale jewelweed (Impatiens pallida), foamflower (Tiarella cordifolia), white wood aster (Eurybia divaricala), and green-headed coneflower (Rudbeckia laciniata; Appendix 1).
Quite a few perennials and shrubs will thrive, such as hostas (although be vigilant against slugs and snails) and Jerusalem sage (Pulmonaria saccharata), an evergreen with white spotted foliage and red, pink or white flowers that bloom from late winter to late spring, while the foam flower (Tiarella cordifolia) is a spreading perennial with spikes of creamy white.
Structure determination of a new lupane-type triterpene, tiarellic acid, isolated from Tiarella polyphylla.
Tiarella and some Chrysosplenium species (Saxifragaceae) are of special interest because there are two changes in monosymmetry expression.
In early spring, tiny blooms of tiarella contrast with shiny European ginger and large white trillium flowers while martagon lilies and white bleeding heart add interest.
Inhibition of nematocyst discharge during feeding in the colonial hydroid Halocordyle disticha (= Pennaria tiarella): The role of previous prey-killing.
Expert tip A woodland setting is perfect for growing shade-loving ground-hugging plants such bergenia, heuchera, epimedium, hosta, lamium, tiarella, violets, lungwort and vinca or periwinkle.
I still think we might win a Flat race with her." Tiarella was driven clear by Andrew McNamara before the last to take the honours in the handicap chase by four lengths for her restricted trainer Denis Ahern, who said afterwards: "That was badly needed.