lady's mantle

lady's mantle

▪ plant genus
      any of several herbaceous perennials of the genus Alchemilla, particularly A. vulgaris, within the rose family (Rosaceae). A. vulgaris is widely distributed in Eurasia and has been introduced into North America. It grows up to 60 cm (2 feet) tall on grasslands and rocky soils. The broad leaves are borne on long stalks, have shallow, rounded lobes and toothed edges, and are about 10 cm (4 inches) across. The tiny greenish yellow flowers grow in a terminal cluster.

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  • Lady's mantle — La dy s man tle (l[=a] d[i^]z m[a^]n t l). (Bot.) A genus of rosaceous herbs ({Alchemilla}), esp. the European {Alchemilla vulgaris}, which has leaves with rounded and finely serrated lobes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lady's Mantle — Quote box quote = The plant is of graceful growth and though only a foot high and green throughout flowers, stem and leaves alike, and therefore inconspicuous the rich form of its foliage and the beautiful shape of its clustering blossoms make it …   Wikipedia

  • lady's-mantle — pievinė rasakila statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Alchemilla xanthochlora), paplitęs Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Alchemilla xanthochlora angl. lady s mantle šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos komisijos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • lady’s mantle — rasakila statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Erškėtinių (Rosaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Alchemilla). atitikmenys: lot. Alchemilla angl. lady’s mantle; lion’s foot vok. Frauenmantel; Löwenfuß rus. манжетка lenk. przywrotnik; skrytek …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • lady's-mantle — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun (plural lady s mantles) Etymology: after Our Lady, the Virgin Mary : any of several plants of the genus Alchemilla; especially : a common European herb (A. xanthochlora) having stems and petioles densely covered with… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lady's mantle — noun Date: 1548 any of a genus (Alchemilla) of widely distributed perennial herbaceous plants of the rose family; especially one (A. mollis) cultivated as a garden plant for its large circular grayish green hairy leaves and small greenish yellow… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lady's mantle — noun The herb Alchemilla vulgaris, or any plant in the genus Alchemilla …   Wiktionary

  • lady's mantle — noun a plant with inconspicuous greenish flowers, formerly valued in herbal medicine. [Alchemilla vulgaris.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • lady's mantle — /leɪdiz ˈmæntl/ (say laydeez mantl) noun any of a number of perennial herbs with dense clusters of small green flowers belonging to the genus Alchemilla …   Australian-English dictionary

  • lady's mantle — …   Useful english dictionary

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