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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Saxifragales

Familia: Saxifragaceae
Genus: Tiarella
Species: T. cordifolia - T. polyphylla – T. trifoliata

Name

Tiarella L. (1753)

Type species: T. cordifolia L.

References

Lakela, O. 1937. A monograph of the genus Tiarella L. in North America. Amer. J. Bot. 24: 344–351 [1].
Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum 1: 405.

Vernacular names
Deutsch: Schaumblüten
English: Foamflower, false miterwort
suomi: Tiarellat, pitsimyssyt
Nederlands: schuimbloem

Tiarella, or foamflower,[1] is a genus of wildflower and garden plants found in Asia and North America. They belong to the saxifrage family (Saxifragaceae). Some species are:

Tiarella cordifolia (heartleaved foamflower)
Tiarella polyphylla (ja) (foamflower), Eastern Asia
Tiarella trifoliata (laceflower, threeleaved foamflower), northwestern North America

Many hybrids are known and cultivated. The following have been given the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit:

Tiarella Angel Wings = 'Gowing'[2]
Tiarella 'Spring Symphony'[3]
Tiarella cordifolia[4]
Tiarella wherryi[5]

Tiarella trifoliata habit

Tiarella trifoliata flowers

Tiarella 'Cygnet' leaves

References

"Tiarella". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 10 December 2015.
"Tiarella Angel Wings = 'Gowing'". RHS. Retrieved 5 March 2021.
"Tiarella 'Spring Symphony". RHS. Retrieved 5 March 2021.
"Tiarella cordifolia". RHS. Retrieved 5 March 2021.

"Tiarella wherryi". RHS. Retrieved 5 March 2021.

Pink, A. (2004). Gardening for the Million. Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation.
Blanchan, Neltje (2002). Wild Flowers: An Aid to Knowledge of our Wild Flowers and their Insect Visitors. Project Gutenberg Literary Archive Foundation.

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