genus Chrysanthemum

noun
in some classifications many plants usually assigned to the genus Chrysanthemum have been divided among other genera: e.g. Argyranthemum; Dendranthema; Leucanthemum; Tanacetum
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms:

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  • genus Leucanthemum — noun comprises plants often included in the genus Chrysanthemum • Syn: ↑Leucanthemum • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chrysanthemum segetum — Marigold Mar i*gold, n. [Mary + gold.] (Bot.) A name for several plants with golden yellow blossoms, especially the {Calendula officinalis} (see {Calendula}), and the cultivated species of {Tagetes}. [1913 Webster] Note: There are several yellow… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chrysanthemum maximum maximum — noun hybrid garden flower derived from Chrysanthemum maximum and Chrysanthemum lacustre having large white flower heads resembling oxeye daisies; often placed in the genus Chrysanthemum • Syn: ↑shasta daisy, ↑Leucanthemum superbum • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Argyranthemum — noun comprises plants often included in the genus Chrysanthemum • Syn: ↑Argyranthemum • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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