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 ?
The genus Stevia distributed from Paraguay and Brazil belongs to the family Compositae within the tribe Eupatorieae.
Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium), a perennial herb belongs to the family Compositae.
Nesothamnus: old genus name for Perityle, family Compositae, a dicot (www.