genus Brachycome

noun
mostly Australian herbs having basal or alternate leaves and loosely corymbose flower heads
Syn: ↑Brachycome
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms: ↑Swan River daisy, ↑Brachycome Iberidifolia

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  • Brachycome — noun mostly Australian herbs having basal or alternate leaves and loosely corymbose flower heads • Syn: ↑genus Brachycome • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brachycome Iberidifolia — noun western Australian annual much cultivated for its flower heads with white or bluish to violet or variegated rays • Syn: ↑Swan River daisy • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Member Holonyms: ↑Brachycome, ↑genus Brachycome …   Useful english dictionary

  • brachycome — /brækiˈkoʊmi / (say brakee kohmee) noun any daisy of the large, mostly Australian genus Brachycome, family Compositae, as B. iberidifolia, Swan River daisy, which has flowers of blue to purple, and is cultivated as a garden plant …   Australian English dictionary

  • asterid dicot genus — noun genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Hyponyms: ↑genus Achillea, ↑Acroclinium, ↑genus Acroclinium, ↑Ageratina, ↑ …   Useful english 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

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

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

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

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

  • Swan River daisy — noun western Australian annual much cultivated for its flower heads with white or bluish to violet or variegated rays • Syn: ↑Brachycome Iberidifolia • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Member Holonyms: ↑Brachycome, ↑genus Brachycome * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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