Dalmatia pyrethrum

noun
white-flowered pyrethrum of Balkan area whose pinnate leaves are white and silky-hairy below; source of an insecticide; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Tanacetum, ↑genus Tanacetum

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  • Pyrethrum — refers to several Old World plants of the genus Chrysanthemum (e.g., C. coccineum ) which are cultivated as ornamentals for their showy flower heads. It is also the name of a natural insecticide made from the dried flower heads of C.… …   Wikipedia

  • Dalmatian pyrethrum — noun white flowered pyrethrum of Balkan area whose pinnate leaves are white and silky hairy below; source of an insecticide; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum • Syn: ↑pyrethrum, ↑Dalmatia pyrethrum, ↑Tanacetum cinerariifolium,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chrysanthemum cinerariifolium — noun white flowered pyrethrum of Balkan area whose pinnate leaves are white and silky hairy below; source of an insecticide; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum • Syn: ↑pyrethrum, ↑Dalmatian pyrethrum, ↑Dalmatia pyrethrum, ↑Tanacetum… …   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

  • Tanacetum cinerariifolium — noun white flowered pyrethrum of Balkan area whose pinnate leaves are white and silky hairy below; source of an insecticide; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum • Syn: ↑pyrethrum, ↑Dalmatian pyrethrum, ↑Dalmatia pyrethrum, ↑Chrysanthemum… …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Tanacetum — noun a large genus of plants resembling chrysanthemums; comprises some plants often included in other genera especially genus Chrysanthemum • Syn: ↑Tanacetum • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tanacetum — noun a large genus of plants resembling chrysanthemums; comprises some plants often included in other genera especially genus Chrysanthemum • Syn: ↑genus Tanacetum • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family… …   Useful english dictionary

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