genus Doronicum

noun
genus of Eurasian perennial tuberous or rhizomatous herbs: leopard's bane
Syn: ↑Doronicum
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms: ↑leopard's-bane, ↑leopardbane

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  • Doronicum — plantagineum Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

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  • Doronicum grandiflorum — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Doronicum acaule — leopardbane leop ard*bane (l[e^]p [ e]rd*b[=a]n ), n. Any of several herbs of the genus {Doronicum} (as {Doronicum acaule} syn. {Arnica acaulis}) having alternate often clasping stem leaves cultivated for their long stalks of yellow flower heads …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Doronicum caucasicum — leopardbane leop ard*bane (l[e^]p [ e]rd*b[=a]n ), n. Any of several herbs of the genus {Doronicum} (as {Doronicum acaule} syn. {Arnica acaulis}) having alternate often clasping stem leaves cultivated for their long stalks of yellow flower heads …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Doronicum orientale — leopardbane leop ard*bane (l[e^]p [ e]rd*b[=a]n ), n. Any of several herbs of the genus {Doronicum} (as {Doronicum acaule} syn. {Arnica acaulis}) having alternate often clasping stem leaves cultivated for their long stalks of yellow flower heads …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Doronicum pardalianches — leopardbane leop ard*bane (l[e^]p [ e]rd*b[=a]n ), n. Any of several herbs of the genus {Doronicum} (as {Doronicum acaule} syn. {Arnica acaulis}) having alternate often clasping stem leaves cultivated for their long stalks of yellow flower heads …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Doronicum orientale — Leopard s Bane Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • doronicum — noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Arabic darūnaj, a plant of this genus Date: 1753 any of a genus (Doronicum) of Eurasian perennial composite herbs including several cultivated for their showy yellow flower heads …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • doronicum — /deuh ron euh keuhm/, n. any composite plant of the genus Doronicum, comprising the leopard s banes. [1600 10; < NL < Ar darun(aj) ( < Pers darunak) + L icum, neut. of icus IC] * * * …   Universalium

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