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[C18: New Latin, named after Olaus Rudbeck (1630–1702), Swedish botanist]
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rud•beck•i•a(rʌdˈbɛk i ə, rud-)
n., pl. -i•as.
any composite plant of the genus Rudbeckia, having alternate leaves and showy flower heads.
[1750–60; < New Latin, after Olaus Rudbeck (1630–1702), Swedish botanist; see -ia]
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|Noun||1.||Rudbeckia - North American perennial herbs with showy cone-shaped flower heads|
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
coneflower - any of various plants of the genus Rudbeckia cultivated for their large usually yellow daisies with prominent central cones
Rudbeckia hirta, Rudbeckia serotina, black-eyed Susan - the state flower of Maryland; of central and southeastern United States; having daisylike flowers with dark centers and yellow to orange rays
cutleaved coneflower, Rudbeckia laciniata - tall leafy plant with erect branches ending in large yellow flower heads with downward-arching rays; grow in Rocky Mountains south to Arizona and east to the Atlantic coast
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