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Related to gaillardia: Gaillardia pulchella
Any of several plants of the genus Gaillardia of the composite family, native to the Americas, widely cultivated for their large red, yellow, or bicolored flower heads. Also called blanket flower.
[New Latin Gaillardia, genus name, after Gaillard de Marentonneau, 18th-century French botanist.]
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(Plants) any plant of the North American genus Gaillardia, having ornamental flower heads with yellow or red rays and purple discs: family Asteraceae (composites)
[C19: from New Latin, named after Gaillard de Marentonneau, 18th-century French amateur botanist]
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gail•lar•di•a(geɪˈlɑr di ə)
any composite plant of the genus Gaillardia, with yellow-rayed or red-rayed flower heads.
[1885–90; < New Latin, after Gaillard de Charentonneau, 18th-century French botanical amateur]
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|Noun||1.||gaillardia - any plant of western America of the genus Gaillardia having hairy leaves and long-stalked flowers in hot vibrant colors from golden yellow and copper to rich burgundy|
genus Gaillardia - genus of western American hairy herbs with showy flowers
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