Definition of Liverleaf

1. Noun. Any of several plants of the genus Hepatica having three-lobed leaves and white or pinkish flowers in early spring; of moist and mossy subalpine woodland areas of north temperate regions.

Exact synonyms: Hepatica
Group relationships: Genus Hepatica
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant



Definition of Liverleaf

1. n. Same as Liverwort.

Definition of Liverleaf

1. Noun. liverwort ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Liverleaf

1. [n -LEAVES]

Medical Definition of Liverleaf

1. Same as Liverwort. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Liverleaf

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1. Popular Flowers, and how to Cultivate Them by Edward Sprague Rand (1874)
"liverleaf, SQUIRREL CUPS. ONE of the most charming of spring flowers is the Hepatica. Our wild varieties are known to every country child, and vie with the ..."

2. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1912)
"The common liverleaf is found in woods from Nova Scotia to northern 1'lorida and west to Iowa and Missouri, while the heart ..."

3. Manual of Botany for North America: Containing Generic and Specific by Amos Eaton (1836)
"(heart-liverleaf. O. w. & b. Ap. 2Í-) leaves cordate, 3to 5-lobed: loties enure, acute: leaves of the calyx acute. Grows in woods preferring the north side ..."

4. Introduction to Botany by William Chase Stevens (1902)
"ROUND-LOBED liverleaf. Lobes of the leaves and of the involucre rounded or obtuse. Flowers blue, purple, or white on villous scapes. In woods. 2. ..."

5. Report (1913)
"Ranunculus acris L. Tall Crowfoot. A weed about the village, and growing in open woods like a native plant. Hepatica triloba Chaix. Round-leaved liverleaf. ..."

6. Familiar Lectures on Botany, Practical, Elementary, and Physiological: With by Lincoln Phelps (1849)
"(kidney liverleaf, w. and p. Ар. Ц.) leaves heart reniform, 3-lobed; lobes entire, round obtuse ; leaves of the calyx obtuse. Grows chiefly in woods, ..."

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