Stokesia

noun
one species: stokes' aster
Syn: ↑genus Stokesia
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms: ↑stokes' aster, ↑cornflower aster, ↑Stokesia laevis

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\\stōˈkēzh(ē)ə\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from Jonathan Stokes + New Latin -ia
1. capitalized : a monotypic genus of erect perennial herbs (family Compositae) with sometimes yellow or purple flower heads
2. -s : any plant of the genus Stokesia : stokes' aster

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • stokesia — ☆ stokesia [stō kē′zhē ə, stō kē′sē ə ] n. 〚after Jonathan Stokes (1755 1831), Eng botanist〛 a perennial plant (Stokesia laevis) of the composite family, native to the SE U.S.: cultivated for its large, blue or purple flowers * * * …   Universalium

  • stokesia — ☆ stokesia [stō kē′zhē ə, stō kē′sē ə ] n. [after Jonathan Stokes (1755 1831), Eng botanist] a perennial plant (Stokesia laevis) of the composite family, native to the SE U.S.: cultivated for its large, blue or purple flowers …   English World dictionary

  • Stokesĭa — (S. Herit.), Pflanzengattung, nach Will. Stokes, Arzt in Dublin, benannt, aus der Familie der Compositae Vernoniaceae, 19. Kl. 1. Ordn. L.; Art: S. cyanea, in Carolina mit blauen, den Kornblumen ähnlichen Blumen …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Stokesia —   Stokesia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Stokesia — ID 81275 Symbol Key STOKE Common Name stokesia Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • stokesia — noun see Stokes aster …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stokesia — sto·ke·sia …   English syllables

  • Stokesia (plant) — For other uses, see Stokesia. Stokesia Stokesia laevis Scientific classification Kingdom: Plant …   Wikipedia

  • Stokesia cyanea — Taxobox name = Stokesia cyanea regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Vernonieae genus = Stokesia species = S. cyanea binomial = Stokesia cyanea binomial authority = L Hér.… …   Wikipedia

  • Stokesia laevis — mėlynasis dangūnis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Stokesia laevis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Stokesia laevis angl. Stokes aster šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos komisijos 2013 …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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