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potentilla

Saltos de línea: po¦ten|tilla
Pronunciación: /ˌpəʊt(ə)nˈtɪlə
 
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Definición de potentilla en inglés:

sustantivo

A plant of a genus that includes the cinquefoils, especially (in gardening) a small shrub with yellow or red flowers.
  • Genus Potentilla, family Rosaceae: many species
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Rugged shrubs like barberry and potentilla give the garden permanent structure, while the rocks help protect the plants from searing winds and keep the soil from drying out.
  • The fragrance garden features plants whose scents come from their flowers or leaves, while the medicinal garden includes healing types such as purple coneflower, potentilla, and willow.
  • There is also a big selection of azaleas and rhododendrons as well as other shrubs such as potentilla.

Origen

modern Latin, based on Latin potent- 'being powerful' (with reference to its herbal qualities) + the diminutive suffix -illa.

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