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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.]

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]

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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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.
Foliis ovatis integris caulinis geminis oppositis de Linneo, Doronicum germanicum, Aegrus.
Herbaceous plants with fibrous crowns such as achillea, doronicum, geum, gypsophila, hemerocallis, montarda, phlox, rudbeckia, thalictrum and veronica are the easiest to divide, the best time after the flowers have died back and new shoots and roots are forming.
It was the first of ten consecutive winners for him, culminating in Doronicum at Southwell on September 3, thus equalling the record for the longest winning sequence by a jump jockey, set by Johnny Gilbert in 1959.
Just now it has quite a lot of interest, from drifts of pink and blue herbaceous geraniums, patches of white flowered dicentra and bright yellow daisies on doronicum.