genus Aster

noun
large genus of herbs widely cultivated for their daisylike flowers
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms: ↑aster

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  • aster — [as′tər] n. [ModL < L < Gr astēr, STAR] 1. any of a large genus (Aster) of plants of the composite family, with purplish, blue, pink, or white daisylike flowers 2. CHINA ASTER 3. a structure shaped like a star, formed during mitosis around… …   English World dictionary

  • aster family — noun plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia • Syn: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aster tataricus — Taxobox | name = Aster tataricus image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Astereae genus = Aster species = A. tataricus binomial = Aster tataricus binomial …   Wikipedia

  • Aster tongolensis — Taxobox name = Aster tongolensis image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Astereae genus = Aster species = A. tongolensis binomial = Aster tongolensis… …   Wikipedia

  • aster — /as teuhr/, n. 1. any composite plant of the genus Aster, having rays varying from white or pink to blue around a yellow disk. 2. a plant of some allied genus, as the China aster. 3. Cell Biol. a structure formed in a cell during mitosis,… …   Universalium

  • aster — as•ter [[t]ˈæs tər[/t]] n. 1) pln any composite plant of the genus Aster, having rays varying from white or pink to blue around a yellow disk 2) pln a plant of some allied genus, as the China aster 3) cbl a structure formed in a cell during… …   From formal English to slang

  • Aster lateriflorus — Taxobox name = Calico aster image width = 250px image caption = Illustration regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Astereae genus = Aster species = A. lateriflorus binomial …   Wikipedia

  • Aster alpinus — Taxobox | name = Aster alpinus image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Compositae tribus = Astereae genus = Aster species = A. alpinus binomial = Aster alpinus binomial… …   Wikipedia

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