genus Scabiosa

noun
annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs; mainly Mediterranean
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Dipsacaceae, ↑family Dipsacaceae
Member Meronyms: ↑scabious, ↑scabiosa

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  • scabiosa — [skā΄bē ō′sə] n. 〚ModL; once considered a remedy for the itch: see SCABIOUS1〛 any of genus (Scabiosa) of plants of the teasel family, having showy, variously colored flowers in flattened or dome shaped heads, as the sweet scabiosa ( S.… …   Universalium

  • scabiosa — [skā΄bē ō′sə] n. [ModL; once considered a remedy for the itch: see SCABIOUS1] any of genus (Scabiosa) of plants of the teasel family, having showy, variously colored flowers in flattened or dome shaped heads, as the sweet scabiosa ( S.… …   English World dictionary

  • Scabiosa — Taxobox name = Scabiosa image width = 250px image caption = Scabiosa columbaria Pink Mist regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Dipsacales familia = Dipsacaceae genus = Scabiosa subdivision ranks = Species… …   Wikipedia

  • scabiosa — noun any of various plants of the genus Scabiosa • Syn: ↑scabious • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Hyponyms: ↑sweet scabious, ↑pincushion flower, ↑mournful widow, ↑Scabiosa atrop …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scabiosa atropurpurea — Sweet scabious Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angios …   Wikipedia

  • Scabiosa caucasica — ID 75724 Symbol Key SCCA21 Common Name Caucasian pincushion flower Family Dipsacaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Scabiosa — ID 75722 Symbol Key SCABI Common Name pincushions Family Dipsacaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, HI, KS, MA, ME, NJ, NY, OH, OR, TX, WA Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Scabiosa atropurpurea — ID 75723 Symbol Key SCAT Common Name mourningbride Family Dipsacaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, KS, MA, ME, OR, TX, WA Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Scabiosa columbaria — ID 75725 Symbol Key SCCO6 Common Name dove pincushions Family Dipsacaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution MA, NJ, NY, OH Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Scabiosa ochroleuca — ID 75726 Symbol Key SCOC3 Common Name cream pincushions Family Dipsacaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution MA Growth Habit Forb/herb Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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