turfing daisy

noun
1. mat-forming perennial herb of Asia Minor; sometimes included in genus Matricaria
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Tripleurospermum, ↑genus Tripleurospermum
2. low densely tufted perennial herb of Turkey having small white flowers; used as a ground cover in dry places; sometimes included in genus Matricaria
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Tripleurospermum, ↑genus Tripleurospermum

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noun
Etymology: from gerund of turf (III)
: a low densely tufted perennial herb (Matricaria tchihatchewii) of Asia Minor that has small white flower heads and is used as a ground cover in dry places

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  • genus Tripleurospermum — noun small genus comprising plants often included in genus Matricaria • Syn: ↑Tripleurospermum • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • herbaceous plant — noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests • Syn: ↑herb • Derivationally related forms: ↑herbal (for: ↑herb) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Matricaria oreades — noun mat forming perennial herb of Asia Minor; sometimes included in genus Matricaria • Syn: ↑turfing daisy, ↑Tripleurospermum oreades tchihatchewii • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Matricaria tchihatchewii — noun low densely tufted perennial herb of Turkey having small white flowers; used as a ground cover in dry places; sometimes included in genus Matricaria • Syn: ↑turfing daisy, ↑Tripleurospermum tchihatchewii • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tripleurospermum — noun small genus comprising plants often included in genus Matricaria • Syn: ↑genus Tripleurospermum • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tripleurospermum oreades tchihatchewii — noun mat forming perennial herb of Asia Minor; sometimes included in genus Matricaria • Syn: ↑turfing daisy, ↑Matricaria oreades • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Tripleurospermum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tripleurospermum tchihatchewii — noun low densely tufted perennial herb of Turkey having small white flowers; used as a ground cover in dry places; sometimes included in genus Matricaria • Syn: ↑turfing daisy, ↑Matricaria tchihatchewii • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant •… …   Useful english dictionary

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