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  1. Tellima, genus Tellima(noun)

    genus of hardy perennials with palmately lobed leaves and long racemes of small nodding five-petaled flowers; western North America

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  1. Tellima

    Tellima grandiflora is a herbaceous perennial plant of the family Saxifragaceae. It has rounded leaves that emerge from a rootstock, and reach heights of 30 cm. It is evergreen in mild winters. Flowers are borne in spring and early summer, on spikes up to 60 cm high. The green calyx is 6–8 mm long; the five flower petals are greenish-white to purple, pinnately divided and spreading. The petals are deeply fringed.


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