1. [ noun ] (botany) late-blooming perennial plant of shale barrens of Virginia having flowers in flat-topped clusters
Synonyms: Eriogonum_allenii
Related terms: eriogonum
2. [ noun ] (botany) rhizomatous perennial herb with large dramatic peltate leaves and white to bright pink flowers in round heads on leafless stems; colonizes stream banks in the California Sierra Nevada
Synonyms: Darmera_peltata Peltiphyllum_peltatum Indian_rhubarb
Related terms: herb Darmera
3. [ noun ] (botany) African sedge widely cultivated as an ornamental water plant for its terminal umbrellalike cluster of slender grasslike leaves
Synonyms: Cyperus_alternifolius umbrella_sedge
Related terms: sedge Cyperus
Similar spelling:   umbrella_tent