genus Calendula

noun
marigold
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms: ↑calendula

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  • calendula — [kə len′jə lə, kə len′dyo͞o lə] n. [ModL < L kalendae, calends: prob. because the plants flower in most months] any of a genus (Calendula) of plants of the composite family, with yellow or orange flowers, esp. the pot marigold …   English World dictionary

  • Calendula — Taxobox name = Calendula image width = 225px image caption = Field marigold ( Calendula arvensis ) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Calenduleae genus = Calendula genus …   Wikipedia

  • Calendula officinalis — Taxobox image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Calenduleae genus = Calendula species = C. officinalis binomial = Calendula officinalis binomial authority …   Wikipedia

  • calendula — /keuh len jeuh leuh/, n. 1. Also called pot marigold. a composite plant, Calendula officinalis, widely cultivated for its showy, many rayed orange or yellow flower heads. 2. the dried florets of this plant, sometimes used medicinally. 3. any… …   Universalium

  • Calendula maritima — Taxobox name = Sea Marigold status = CR | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 250px trend = down regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Calenduleae genus = Calendula… …   Wikipedia

  • calendula — ca·len·du·la kə len jə lə n 1) cap a small genus of yellow rayed composite herbs of temperate regions 2) any plant of the genus Calendula 3) the dried florets of plants of the genus Calendula (esp. C. officinalis) sometimes used as a mild… …   Medical dictionary

  • calendula — noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Medieval Latin, from Latin calendae calends Date: 1789 any of a small genus (Calendula) of yellow rayed composite herbs of temperate regions …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • calendula — [kə lɛndjʊlə] noun a plant of a genus that includes the common or pot marigold. [Genus Calendula.] Origin mod. L., dimin. of calendae (see calends); perh. because it flowers for most of the year …   English new terms dictionary

  • calendula — noun Any plant of the genus Calendula, with yellow or orange flowers, often called marigolds …   Wiktionary

  • Calendula — ID 12521 Symbol Key CALEN Common Name marigold Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, CT, MA, ME, MI, NH, NY, OH, PA, WA, WI Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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