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An annual plant (Callistephus chinensis) of the composite family, native to China and widely cultivated in several forms for its showy, variously colored flower heads.
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(Plants) a Chinese plant, Callistephus chinensis, widely cultivated for its aster-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
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an asterlike composite plant, Callistephus chinensis, cultivated in numerous varieties having white, yellow, blue, red, or purple flowers.
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|Noun||1.||China aster - valued for their beautiful flowers in a wide range of clear bright colors; grown primarily for cutting|
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
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