genus Tanacetum

noun
a large genus of plants resembling chrysanthemums; comprises some plants often included in other genera especially genus Chrysanthemum
Syn: ↑Tanacetum
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms:

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  • Tanacetum — Taxobox image width = 260px image caption = Tanacetum vulgare Tansy regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Anthemideae genus = Tanacetum genus authority = L. (1753) type… …   Wikipedia

  • Tanacetum — noun a large genus of plants resembling chrysanthemums; comprises some plants often included in other genera especially genus Chrysanthemum • Syn: ↑genus Tanacetum • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tanacetum —   Tanacetum Tanacetum vulgare …   Wikipedia Español

  • Tanacetum balsamita — Costmary Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiospe …   Wikipedia

  • Tanacetum ptarmiciflorum — Taxobox name = Tanacetum ptarmiciflorum image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae genus = Tanacetum species = T. ptarmiciflorum binomial = Tanacetum ptarmiciflorum… …   Wikipedia

  • Tanacetum balsamita — noun tansy scented Eurasian perennial herb with buttonlike yellow flowers; used as potherb or salad green and sometimes for potpourri or tea or flavoring; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum • Syn: ↑costmary, ↑alecost, ↑bible leaf, ↑mint… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tanacetum cinerariifolium — noun white flowered pyrethrum of Balkan area whose pinnate leaves are white and silky hairy below; source of an insecticide; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum • Syn: ↑pyrethrum, ↑Dalmatian pyrethrum, ↑Dalmatia pyrethrum, ↑Chrysanthemum… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tanacetum coccineum — noun spring flowering garden perennial of Asiatic origin having finely divided aromatic leaves and white to pink purple flowers; source of an insecticide; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum • Syn: ↑painted daisy, ↑pyrethrum, ↑Chrysanthemum… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tanacetum parthenium — noun bushy aromatic European perennial herb having clusters of buttonlike white rayed flower heads; valued traditionally for medicinal uses; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum • Syn: ↑feverfew, ↑Chrysanthemum parthenium • Hypernyms: ↑herb,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tanacetum ptarmiciflorum — noun shrubby perennial of the Canary Islands having white flowers and leaves and hairy stems covered with dustlike down; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum • Syn: ↑dusty miller, ↑silver lace, ↑silver lace, ↑Chrysanthemum ptarmiciflorum •… …   Useful english dictionary

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