Mädesüß

Blühende Spiraea-Sträucher im Park
Synonyme:
Königin der Wiese
Kategorien: Medizinalpflanze

Meadowsweet
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Rosids
Order:Rosales
Family:Rosaceae
Genus:Filipendula
Species:
F. ulmaria
Binomial name
Filipendula ulmaria

Filipendula ulmaria, commonly known as meadowsweet or mead wort, is a perennial herbaceous plant in the family Rosaceae that grows in damp meadows. It is native throughout most of Europe and Western Asia (Near east and Middle east). It has been introduced and naturalised in North America.

Meadowsweet has also been referred to as queen of the meadow, pride of the meadow, meadow-wort, meadow queen, lady of the meadow, dollof, meadsweet, and bridewort.

Meadowsweet (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

Corruption of mead sweet, from use in making mead.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmɛdəʊswiːt/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈmɛdoʊˈswit/

Noun

meadowsweet (plural meadowsweets)

  1. A Eurasian perennial flowering plant of Rosaceae family, Filipendula ulmaria.
  2. Any plant of the genus Spiraea of the Rosaceae family, native to the temperate Northern Hemisphere and consisting of about 80-100 species of shrubs.

Synonyms

  • (Filipendula ulmaria): queen of the meadow, pride of the meadow, meadowwort, meadwort, meadow queen, lady of
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