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do·ron·i·cum

 (də-rŏn′ĭ-kəm)
[New Latin, genus name, from Medieval Latin deronicum, leopard's bane, from Arabic darawnaj, of Middle Persian origin; akin to Persian darūnak.]
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doronicum

(dəˈrɒnɪkəm)
n
(Plants) any plant of the Eurasian and N African genus Doronicum, such as leopard's-bane, having yellow daisy-like flower heads: family Asteraceae (composites)
[C17: New Latin, from Arabic dorūnaj]
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do•ron•i•cum

(dəˈrɒn ɪ kəm)

n.
any of various Eurasian composite plants of the genus Doronicum, cultivated for their showy yellow flowers.
[1600–10; < New Latin < Arabic dārūn(aj) (< Persian darūnak)]
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Noun1.doronicum - genus of Eurasian perennial tuberous or rhizomatous herbs: leopard's baneDoronicum - genus of Eurasian perennial tuberous or rhizomatous herbs: leopard's bane
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
leopardbane, leopard's-bane - any of several herbs of the genus Doronicum having alternate often clasping stem leaves cultivated for their long stalks of yellow flower heads
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PLANT OF THE WEEK DORONICUM (Leopard's bane) This is an early flowering perennial that could almost trick you into believing it's summer with its bright yellow daisy flowers.
(2012) Epilobium fleischeri, Senecio in >100 m Tackenberg and can us, Geum replans, Oxyria Stocklin (2008) digyna, Saxifraga brvoides, Doronicum clusii, Linaria alpina, Poa alpina and Leucanthemopsis alpina Table 4 Seed size of 1011 species collected from the published literature, Ma et al.(2010b), Funes et al.
The yellow flowers and arching foliage of Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus look perfect with the low rosettes and big yellow daisies of Doronicum 'Harpur Crewe' and the broad blue flowers and clumps of maidenhair foliage on Aquilegia 'Hensol Harebell'.
They also help bridge the gap between the first splashes of colour provided mainly by other bulbs – narcissi, scilla and their ilk – and early performing perennials, euphorbias, aquilegias, iris and doronicum.
They also help bridge the gap between the first splashes of colour provided mainly by other bulbs - narcissi, scilla and their ilk - and early performing perennials, euphorbias, aquilegias, iris and doronicum.
Leopard's Bane (Doronicum) reliably produces bright yellow daisy-like flowers each spring.