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|Noun||1.||genus Xeranthemum - genus of annual densely hairy herbs of Mediterranean to southwestern Asia|
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
xeranthemum - any plant of the genus Xeranthemum native to southern Europe having chaffy or silvery flower heads with purplish tubular flowers