Dendranthema


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Related to Dendranthema: Chrysanthemum morifolium
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Noun1.Dendranthema - comprises plants often included in the genus Chrysanthemum
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
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Host plant(s): Althea rosea (3, 6, 7, 11, 13); Dendranthema indicum (3, 6, 7, 11, 12); Sonchus asper (3, 6, 7, 11, 14) and Tagetes minuta (7, 11).
Algunas de estas plantas resultan muy decorativas ya que todas o casi todas las flores de la inflorescencia son liguladas, dando lugar a vistosos capitulos "compactos" o "dobles", como en la mayoria de las especies de Dahlia, Dendranthema (el "crisantemo" de los floristas) y Gerbera, y muchas cultivares de Bellis, Leucanthemum, Aster, Zinnia, Rudbeckia, Calendula, Arctotis y Gaillardia.