family Compositae


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Noun1.family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: asterfamily Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
asterid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
Campanulales, order Campanulales - an order of plants of the subclass Asteridae including: Campanulaceae; Lobeliaceae; Cucurbitaceae; Goodeniaceae; Compositae
composite plant, composite - considered the most highly evolved dicotyledonous plants, characterized by florets arranged in dense heads that resemble single flowers
compass flower, compass plant - any of several plants having leaves so arranged on the axis as to indicate the cardinal points of the compass
everlasting, everlasting flower - any of various plants of various genera of the family Compositae having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color
genus Achillea - perennial often aromatic and sometimes mat-forming herbs of north temperate regions: yarrow; milfoil
Ageratina, genus Ageratina - annual to perennial herbs or shrubs of eastern United States and Central and South America
genus Ageratum - genus of tropical American herbs grown for their flowers
Amberboa, genus Amberboa - herbs of Mediterranean to central Asia cultivated for their flowers
genus Ambrosia - comprising the ragweeds; in some classification considered the type genus of a separate family Ambrosiaceae
Ambrosiaceae, family Ambrosiaceae - in some classifications considered a separate family comprising a subgroup of the Compositae including the ragweeds
genus Ammobium - small genus of Australian herbs grown for their flowers
Anacyclus, genus Anacyclus - a Spanish pellitory
Anaphalis, genus Anaphalis - a genus of herbs of north temperate regions having hoary leaves: pearly everlasting
genus Andryala - a genus of hardy hairy latex-producing perennials of Mediterranean area
Antennaria, genus Antennaria - small woolly perennial herbs having small whitish discoid flowers surrounded by a ring of club-shaped bristles
Anthemis, genus Anthemis - dog fennel
Antheropeas, genus Antheropeas - small genus of North American herbs often included in genus Eriophyllum
Arctotis, genus Arctotis - herbs and subshrubs: African daisy
Argyranthemum, genus Argyranthemum - comprises plants often included in the genus Chrysanthemum
Argyroxiphium, genus Argyroxiphium - small genus of Hawaiian spreading and rosette-forming shrubs
genus Arnica - large genus of herbs of north temperate and Arctic regions
Arnoseris, genus Arnoseris - lamb succory
genus Artemisia - usually aromatic shrubs or herbs of north temperate regions and South Africa and western South America: wormwood; sagebrush; mugwort; tarragon
wormwood - any of several low composite herbs of the genera Artemisia or Seriphidium
sage brush, sagebrush - any of several North American composite subshrubs of the genera Artemis or Seriphidium
genus Aster - large genus of herbs widely cultivated for their daisylike flowers
genus Ayapana - genus of tropical American herbs sometimes included in genus Eupatorium
Baccharis, genus Baccharis - shrubs of western hemisphere often having honey-scented flowers followed by silky thistlelike heads of tiny fruits; often used for erosion control
Balsamorhiza, genus Balsamorhiza - genus of coarse western American herbs with large roots containing an aromatic balsam
Bidens, genus Bidens - bur marigolds
Boltonia, genus Boltonia - genus of tall leafy perennial herbs of eastern America and eastern Asia having flowers that resemble asters
Brachycome, genus Brachycome - mostly Australian herbs having basal or alternate leaves and loosely corymbose flower heads
Brickellia, genus Brickelia - genus of herbs of southwestern America having usually creamy florets followed by one-seeded fruits in a prominent bristly sheath
Cacalia, genus Cacalia - genus of tall smooth herbs of forested mountains of Europe and Asia minor; in some classifications includes many plants usually placed in genus Emilia
genus Calendula - marigold
Callistephus, genus Callistephus - one species: erect Asiatic herb with large flowers
thistle - any of numerous plants of the family Compositae and especially of the genera Carduus and Cirsium and Onopordum having prickly-edged leaves
Carduus, genus Carduus - genus of annual or perennial Old World prickly thistles
References in periodicals archive ?
Diversity of Pollen morphology in the family Compositae (Asteraceae) from northern areas of Pakistan.
Taraxacum officinale commonly known as Dandelion (Bathur) belongs to the family compositae.
Safflower belongs to family Compositae and is used mainly as a source of dye and oil (Chavan, 1961).
The genus Stevia distributed from Paraguay and Brazil belongs to the family Compositae within the tribe Eupatorieae.
Lettuce (Lactuca sativa), belongs to the family Compositae, is an important crop in Cukurova region (especially in Adana and Mersin provinces) located in the eastern part of Mediterranean region of Turkey.