genus Matricaria


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Noun1.genus Matricaria - chiefly Old World strong-smelling weedy herbsgenus Matricaria - chiefly Old World strong-smelling weedy herbs; comprises plants sometimes included in other genera: e.g. Tanacetum; Tripleurospermum
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
German chamomile, Matricaria chamomilla, Matricaria recutita, sweet false chamomile, wild chamomile - annual Eurasian herb similar in fragrance and medicinal uses to chamomile though taste is more bitter and effect is considered inferior
Matricaria matricarioides, pineapple weed, rayless chamomile - annual aromatic weed of Pacific coastal areas (United States and northeastern Asia) having bristle-pointed leaves and rayless yellow flowers
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The genus Matricaria, classified in subtribe Matricariinae of the Anthemideae, consists of about 40 species of subshrubs and herbaceous perennials throughout the world.