calliopsis


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cal·li·op·sis

 (kăl′ē-ŏp′sĭs)
n.
A North American annual plant (Coreopsis tinctoria) in the composite family, widely cultivated for its showy flower heads with yellow rays and purple-red to brownish centers.

[New Latin : Greek kalli-, beautiful (from kallos, beauty) + Greek opsis, appearance; see -opsis.]

calliopsis

(ˌkælɪˈɒpsɪs)
n
(Plants) another name for coreopsis
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Noun1.calliopsis - North American annual widely cultivated for its yellow flowers with purple-red to brownish centerscalliopsis - North American annual widely cultivated for its yellow flowers with purple-red to brownish centers; in some classifications placed in a subgenus Calliopsis
coreopsis, tickseed, tickweed, tick-weed - any of numerous plants of the genus Coreopsis having a profusion of showy usually yellow daisylike flowers over long periods; North and South America
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3 Calliopsini * Calliopsis (Calliopsima) rozeni Shinn * Calliopsis Sphaeralcea sp.
The species in summer pasture were: Kobresia huimlis, Stipa aliena, Lancea tibetica, Kobresia pygmaea, Gentiana squarrosa, Leontopodium leontopodioides, Thalictrum alpinum, Oxytropis deflexa, Saussurea superba, Potentilla fruticosa, Taraxacum brevirostre, Potentilla anserine, Poa calliopsis, Potentilla multifida, Leontopodium nanum.
tibicen, Paguristes tortugae Schmitt, 1933, Pagurus brevidactylus (Stimpson, 1859) and Paguristes calliopsis Forest and Saint Laurent (1968) (Bertini and Fransozo, 2000; Mantelatto and Garcia, 2000; Mantelatto and Dominciano, 2002; Mantelatto and Meireles, 2004; Biagi et al.