Callistephus

noun
one species: erect Asiatic herb with large flowers
Syn: ↑genus Callistephus
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms: ↑China aster, ↑Callistephus chinensis

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\\kəˈlistəfəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from calli- + Greek stephos crown, from stephein to encircle, bewreath
: a genus of erect Asiatic herbs (family Compositae) having ovate alternate leaves of which the upper become narrow and spatulate, leafy reflexed outer involucral bracts, and showy solitary flower heads that are two to five inches across — see china aster

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  • callistephus — cal·lis·te·phus …   English syllables

  • Callistephus chinensis — Sommeraster Sommerastern Sorten: Vorne ungefüllter Blütenstand, hinten gefüllte Blütenstände. Systematik Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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