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Definition of the noun asteraceae

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noun - plural: -

  1. plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia


"Asteraceae" is a book by Kåre Bremer.

  • also known as "Asteraceae: cladistics & classification"

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Google previewThe Organic Seed Grower (2012)

A Farmer's Guide to Vegetable Seed Production by John Navazio

The Asteraceae is the largest family of flowering plants in the world. It includes over 1,500 genera and more than 23,000 species ofwoody and herbaceous plants. Considering the size of this family there are relatively few vegetable crops of ...

Google previewThe Poisoned Weed (2004)

Plants Toxic to Skin by Donald G. Crosby

The Asteraceae is an ancient clan, thought to have arisen from the nowextinct family Calyceraceae during the lower Cretaceous Period about 130 million years ago. Species in this family first appeared OTHER ALLERGENIC PLANTS 51 XIX.

Google previewBiology and Chemistry of Jerusalem Artichoke (2007)

Helianthus tuberosus L. by Stanley J. Kays, Stephen F. Nottingham

Asteraceae is the modern family name, introduced to supersede Compositae under Article 18 of the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature, 1972. Compositae is used in the pre-1972 literature as the family name for Jerusalem artichoke ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Asteraceae Origins: From the Greek oligos "few, little" and aktin "ray.' Oligocarpus Less. Asteraceae Origins: With few fruits, from the Greek oligos "few" and karpos " fruit." Oligactis Raf. Asteraceae Origins: See C.S. Raflnesque, Flora Telluriana.

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms. Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Stephanostegia Baillon Apocynaceae 2567 Stephanochilus Cosson & Durieu ex Maire Asteraceae Origins: From the Greek Stephanos and cheilos "lip." Stephanococcus Bremek. Rubiaceae Origins: From the Greek Stephanos "a crown" and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Asteraceae. (order Asterales) The largest family of flowering plants, formerly known as Compositae, and represented in every part of the world except for Antarctica. The flowers are individually small, but are clustered into a head (* capitulum) ...

Google previewRÖMPP Encyclopedia Natural Products, 1st Edition, 2000 (2014)

by Burkhard Fugmann, Susanne Lang-Fugmann, Wolfgang Steglich

(Artemisia annua, Asteraceae) in the flowering season contains a ca. 30% mixture of A. and isoA. 65% mixtures occur in the essential oil oi lavender cotton ( Santolina chamaecyparissus, Asteraceae). Biosynthesis: A. is one of the few ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Herbal Medicine (2016)

by Andrew Chevallier

(Asteraceae). Arnica. Description Aromatic perennial growing to 1 ft (30 cm). Has downy egg-shaped leaves and bright yellow daisy-like flowers. Habitat & Cultivation Arnica grows in mountain woods and pastures in central Europe, ...

Google previewThe cottage gardener's dictionary, ed. by G.W. Johnson. [With] (1857)

by Cottage gardener

Composites [Asteraceae], Thinn., lQ-Syngenesia 1- Mqualis. ) Half- hardy herbaceous perennials. Cuttings and seed ; common soil. A. ala'him ( winged). 2. White. June. N. Holland. 1822. — plantagi'neum (plantain-leaved). J.. White.

Google previewA Pocket Botanical Dictionary, comprising the names, history, and culture of all plants known in Britain, with a full explanation of technical terms. By J. Paxton, assisted by Professor Lindley (1868)

by Sir Joseph Paxton


Google previewThe Gardeners' Dictionary, Describing the Plants, Fruits, and Vegetables Desirable for the Garden and Explaining the Terms and Operations Employed in Their Cultivation (1875)

Composites [Asteraceae]. Linn., 19-8yn- genesia 2-Superflua,) Hardy annual. Sow in the open border in April, ...

Google previewThe Cottage Gardeners Dictionary; describing the plants, fruits & vegetables desirable for the garden, etc (1857)

by George William Johnson

Composites [Asteraceae]. Linn., Ill-Synyenesiu l-Equulis. Allied t0 Chicory.) Hardy, yellow-flowered plants. Seeds and divisions in spring; common garden-soil. S. grandiflo'rus (large-flowered). 3. May. Barhary. I820. Herbaceous.

Google previewNational Encyclopedia (1896)

An Abridged Library and Universal Reference Book, with Maps, Illustrations, and Pronunciation by Leo de Colange

Asteraceae, including the Life-everlasting, A. margaritacea. Antepenultimate, (an-te-pen-il'ti-mit.) [From L. ante ...

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Scrabble value of A1S1T1E1R1A1C3E1A1E1

The value of this 10-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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