genus Tithonia

noun
genus of robust herbs of Mexico and Central America: Mexican sunflower
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms: ↑Mexican sunflower, ↑tithonia

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  • Tithonia diversifolia — Specimen in Saint Paul, Réunion Scientific classification Kingdom: Pl …   Wikipedia

  • Tithonia — Taxobox name = Tithonia image width = 240px image caption = Tithonia diversifolia regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae genus = Tithonia genus authority = Desf. ex Juss. Tithonia is …   Wikipedia

  • tithonia — noun any plant of the genus Tithonia; tall coarse herbs or shrubs of Mexico to Panama having large flower heads resembling sunflowers with yellow disc florets and golden yellow to orange scarlet rays • Syn: ↑Mexican sunflower • Hypernyms: ↑flower …   Useful english dictionary

  • tithonia — noun Etymology: New Latin, probably from Latin Tithonia, poetic name of Aurora Date: 1940 any of a genus (Tithonia) of tall composite herbs or shrubs of Mexico and Central America that have flower heads resembling sunflowers and that are… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Tithonia — ID 84437 Symbol Key TITHO Common Name tithonia Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ, FL, HI, LA, PR, VI Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • tithonia — /ti thoh nee euh, thohn yeuh/, n. any of several tall composite plants of the genus Tithonia, native to Mexico and Central America, having yellow or orange red ray flowers. Also called Mexican sunflower. [1935 40; < NL, equiv. to L Tithon(us)… …   Universalium

  • Tithonia diversifolia — ID 84438 Symbol Key TIDI2 Common Name tree marigold Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, HI, PR Growth Habit Subshrub, Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Tithonia rotundifolia — ID 84440 Symbol Key TIRO Common Name clavel de muerto Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution FL, LA, PR, VI Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Tithonia thurberi — ID 84443 Symbol Key TITH Common Name Arizona sunflowerweed Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AZ Growth Habit Forb/herb Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • tithonia — ti•tho•ni•a [[t]tɪˈθoʊ ni ə, ˈθoʊn yə[/t]] n. pl. ni•as pln any tall composite plant of the genus Tithonia, native to Mexico and Central America, having yellow or orange red ray flowers • Etymology: 1935–40; < NL, = L Tīthōn(us) husband of… …   From formal English to slang

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