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Definition of Saxifrage

Saxifrage
Saxifrage Sax"i*frage (?; 48), n. [L. saxifraga, from saxifragus stone-breaking; saxum rock + frangere to break: cf. F. saxifrage. See Fracture, and cf. Sassafras, Saxon.] (Bot.) Any plant of the genus Saxifraga, mostly perennial herbs growing in crevices of rocks in mountainous regions. Burnet saxifrage, a European umbelliferous plant (Pimpinella Saxifraga). Golden saxifrage, a low half-succulent herb (Chrysosplenium oppositifolium) growing in rivulets in Europe; also, C. Americanum, common in the United States. See also under Golden. Meadow saxifrage, or Pepper saxifrage. See under Meadow.

Meaning of Saxifrage from wikipedia

- containing about 440 species of holarctic perennial plants, known as saxifrages or rockfoils. The Latin word saxifraga means literally "stone-breaker"...
- Saxifrage or Saxifraga a plant genus. Saxifrage may also refer to: Chondrosea cotyledon, pyramidal saxifrage Pimpinella saxifraga, burnet saxifrage Chrysosplenium...
- Micranthes nidifica (Peak saxifrage) One of the common names of Saxifraga paniculata is alpine saxifrage Alpine saxifrage is a common name for Saxifraga...
- Anise (/ˈænɪs/; Pimpinella anisum), also called aniseed, is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae native to the eastern Mediterranean region and Southwest...
- HMS Saxifrage was launched in 1918 as a Flower-cl**** anti-submarine Q-ship. She was renamed HMS President in 1922 and moored permanently on the Thames...
- Saxifraga cespitosa, the tufted alpine saxifrage or tufted saxifrage, is a flower common to many arctic heights. It appears further south in mountainous...
- Saxifraga oppositifolia, the purple saxifrage or purple mountain saxifrage, is a species of plant that is very common all over the high Arctic and also...
- commonly cultivated houseplant Saxifraga flagellaris, also known as whiplash saxifrage Cleome species. Chlorophytum comosum Saxifraga flagellaris Cleome...
- ships of the Royal Navy were named HMS Saxifrage after the genus of holarctic perennial plants: HMS Saxifrage (1918), an Anchusa-cl**** sloop launched...
- the name for Saxifraga platysepala (broadsepal saxifrage). Saxifraga flagellaris, the whiplash saxifrage, is a plant native all over the high arctic and...
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