widely distributed genus of herbs with milky juice; includes some cosmopolitan weeds
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms: ↑cat's-ear, ↑California dandelion, ↑capeweed, ↑gosmore, ↑Hypochaeris radicata

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\\“+ˈkirə̇s\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, alteration of Latin hypochoeris, a plant, from Greek hypochoiris succory plant, from hypo- + -choiris (from choiros young pig, pig) — more at chaeropus
: a large widely distributed genus of milky-juiced herbs (family Compositae) that have basal leaves and scapose yellow flower heads and include some (as the cat's-ear) that are cosmopolitan weeds of open lands

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  • Hypochaeris —   Hypochaeris …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hypochaeris — Hypochaeris …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hypochaeris — Taxobox name = Hypochaeris image width = 250px image caption = Hypochaeris radicata regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Cichorieae genus = Hypochaeris genus authority = L …   Wikipedia

  • Hypochaeris — Ferkelkräuter Gewöhnliches Ferkelkraut (Hypochaeris radicata) Systematik Klasse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hypochaeris L. — Род 273. Пазник (Сем. Asteraceae – Сложноцветные) 522. Hypochaeris radicata L. – Пазник укореняющийся …   Флора Центрально-лесного государственного заповедника

  • Hypochaeris — ID 41981 Symbol Key HYPOC Common Name catsear Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MS, MT,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Hypochaeris L. — Symbol HYPOC Common Name cat s ear Botanical Family Asteraceae …   Scientific plant list

  • hypochaeris — hy·po·chae·ris …   English syllables

  • Hypochaeris radicata —   Hypochaeris radicata …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hypochaeris glabra —   Hypochaeris glabra …   Wikipedia Español

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