compositous

compositous

(kəmˈpɒzɪtəs)
adj
relating to or belonging to the plant family Asteraceae
References in classic literature ?
I know of no case better adapted to show the importance of the laws of correlation in modifying important structures, independently of utility and, therefore, of natural selection, than that of the difference between the outer and inner flowers in some Compositous and Umbelliferous plants.