Definition of Tussilago alpina

1. Noun. Rhizomatous herb with purple-red flowers suitable for groundcover; sometimes placed in genus Tussilago.

Exact synonyms: Alpine Coltsfoot, Homogyne Alpina
Group relationships: Genus Homogyne, Homogyne
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant



Lexicographical Neighbors of Tussilago Alpina

Turritis glabra
Tursiops
Tursiops gilli
Tursiops truncatus
Turtlemania
Tusayan
Tuscaloosa
Tuscan
Tuscan order
Tuscany
Tuscarora
Tuscaroras
Tuskegee
Tussaud
Tussilago
Tussilago alpina (current term)
Tussilago farfara
Tutankhamen
Tutankhamon
Tutelo
Tutsi
Tutte matrices
Tutte matrix
Tutte matrixes
Tuva
Tuvalu
Tuvalu dollar
Tuvaluan
Tuvaluans
Tuvan

Literary usage of Tussilago alpina

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Statistical Account of Scotland by Society for the Benefit of the Sons and Daughters of the Clergy (1845)
"... repens Eriophorum gracile Salix rupestris Tussilago alpina Cochlearia alpina, &c. Grasses on the pasture grounds : Where the land is good and dry, ..."

2. Leaflets of Botanical Observation and Criticism by Edward Lee Greene (1906)
"... that is Tussilago alpina, Linn., of which the involucre is more or less imbricated, may have stood with Necker for the type of ..."

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