bloodleaf

bloodleaf
noun
any plant of the genus Iresine having colored foliage
Hypernyms: ↑subshrub, ↑suffrutex
Member Holonyms: ↑Iresine, ↑genus Iresine

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
: any of several plants of the family Amaranthaceae having colored foliage; especially : a member of either of two genera (Iresine and Aerva) including several that are used as ornamental and bedding plants

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  • bloodleaf — noun A plant of the genus Iresine …   Wiktionary

  • Iresine rhizomatosa — ID 42810 Symbol Key IRRH Common Name Juda s bush Family Amaranthaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Iresine — Taxobox name = Iresine image width = 240px image caption = Iresine herbstii regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Caryophyllales familia = Amaranthaceae subfamilia = genus = Iresine Iresine is a genus which have… …   Wikipedia

  • Iresine argentata (Mart.) D. Dietr. — Symbol IRAR Common Name tropical bloodleaf Botanical Family Amaranthaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Iresine argentata (Mart.) D. Dietr. — Symbol IRAR Common Name tropical bloodleaf Botanical Family Amaranthaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Iresine flavescens Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. — Symbol IRFL Common Name yellow bloodleaf Botanical Family Amaranthaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Iresine herbstii Hook. — Symbol IRHE3 Common Name Herbst s bloodleaf Botanical Family Amaranthaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Iresine heterophylla Standl. — Symbol IRHE Common Name Standley s bloodleaf Botanical Family Amaranthaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Iresine lindenii Van Houtte — Symbol IRLI Common Name Linden s bloodleaf Botanical Family Amaranthaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Iresine P. Br. — Symbol IRESI Common Name bloodleaf Botanical Family Amaranthaceae …   Scientific plant list

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