strawberry geranium

noun
eastern Asiatic saxifrage with racemes of small red-and-white flowers; spreads by numerous creeping stolons
Hypernyms: ↑saxifrage, ↑breakstone, ↑rockfoil
Member Holonyms: ↑Saxifraga, ↑genus Saxifraga

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noun or strawberry saxifrage
: an eastern Asiatic saxifrage (Saxifraga sarmentosa) with numerous creeping stolons, round leaves, and racemes of small red-and-white flowers — called also mother-of-thousands

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a plant, Saxifraga stolonifera (or S. sarmentosa), of the saxifrage family, native to eastern Asia, that has rounded, variegated leaves and numerous threadlike stolons and is frequently cultivated as a houseplant. Also called mother-of-thousands.
[1875-80]

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