liverleaf

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n liverleaf any of several plants of the genus Hepatica having three-lobed leaves and white or pinkish flowers in early spring; of moist and mossy subalpine woodland areas of north temperate regions
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Liverleaf (Bot) Same as Liverwort.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n liverleaf A sprïng flower of the genus Anemone, in two species, sometimes regarded as forming a genus Hepatica. The leaves are all from the root, heart-shaped and three-lobed. The delicate flowers are single on hairy scapes, colored blue, pink, or white. The round-lobed or kidney liverleaf is A. Hepatica (Hepatica triloba.) (See cut under Hepatica.) The sharp-lobed or heart liverleaf is A. acutiloba.
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