Definition of Tolmiea
1. Noun. One species: pickaback plant.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Family Saxifragaceae, Saxifragaceae, Saxifrage Family
Member holonyms: Pickaback Plant, Piggyback Plant, Tolmiea Menziesii, Youth-on-age
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tolmiea
Literary usage of Tolmiea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"A single species, with the foliage and habit of Boykinia or some Saxifrages, the calyx of Tellima, petals rather of tolmiea, and perhaps the early dehiscent ..."
2. A Biographical Index of British and Irish Botanists by James Britten, George Simonds Boulger (1893)
"Canadian Geol. Survey. Contrib. to ' Fl. Boreali-Americana.' Comp. Bot. Mag. ii. 159 ; Amer. Journ. Sci. cxxxiii. 244. tolmiea Hook. ..."
3. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1911)
"807). Seed plants. — In the seed plants natural leaf reproduction is a rare phenomenon. In tolmiea and in Cardamine pratensis new plants ..."