Cacalia

noun
genus of tall smooth herbs of forested mountains of Europe and Asia minor; in some classifications includes many plants usually placed in genus Emilia
Syn: ↑genus Cacalia
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms: ↑Indian plantain

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\\kəˈkālyə, -lēə\ noun
Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, a plant, from Greek kakalia, kakkalia
1. capitalized : a genus of tall smooth herbs (family Compositae) with alternate often petioled leaves and large heads in flat corymbs — see mesadenia
2. -s : any plant of the genus Emilia

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  • Cacalĭa — (C. L.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Compositae Senecionideae Senecioneae, der 1. Ordnung der Syngenesie L.; Arten: Sträucher, od. krautartig, in Südeuropa od. noch wärmeren Gegenden: C. alpina, Anteuphorbium, ficoides, hastata, Kleinia,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cacalĭa — L. (Pestwurz), Gattung der Kompositen, Kräuter, seltener Halbsträucher, Sträucher oder baumartige Pflanzen mit abwechselnden Blättern und oft in reichblütigen Ebensträußen gestellten Blütenkörbchen. Etwa 40, meist nord und mittelamerikanische… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cacalia — Cacalia, Pestwurz, Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Compositae Corymbiferae in mehreren Arten bei uns Gartenpflanze …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Cacalia — The genus Cacalia L. is a nomen rejiciendum (rejected name) under the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature. Its species now reside in a few different genera.cite web url = http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora id=1 taxon id=102641… …   Wikipedia

  • cacalia — ca·ca·lia …   English syllables

  • Cacalia Kleinia — Hart s ear Hart s ear ( [=e]r ), n. (Bot.) An Asiatic species of {Cacalia} ({Cacalia Kleinia}), used medicinally in India. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cacalia javanica — noun tropical African annual having scarlet tassel shaped flower heads; sometimes placed in genus Cacalia • Syn: ↑tassel flower, ↑Emilia coccinea, ↑Emilia javanica, ↑Emilia flammea, ↑Cacalia lutea • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cacalia lutea — noun tropical African annual having scarlet tassel shaped flower heads; sometimes placed in genus Cacalia • Syn: ↑tassel flower, ↑Emilia coccinea, ↑Emilia javanica, ↑Emilia flammea, ↑Cacalia javanica • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cacalia reniformis Muhl. ex Willd., nom. illeg., non Cacalia reniformis Lam. — Symbol ARRE6 Synonym Symbol CARE12 Botanical Family Asteraceae …   Scientific plant list

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