Liatris

noun
genus of perennial North American herbs with aromatic usually cormous roots
Syn: ↑genus Liatris
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms: ↑blazing star, ↑button snakeroot, ↑gayfeather, ↑gay-feather, ↑snakeroot

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  • Liatris — est un genre de plantes ornementales dans la famille Asteraceae, originaire d Amérique du Nord, le Mexique et les Bahamas. Ces plantes sont utilisées essentiellement pour faire des bouquet de fleurs d été. Elles sont vivaces, survivant l hivers… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Liatris — statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių (Asteraceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Liatris). atitikmenys: lot. Liatris angl. blazing star; button snake root; gay feather vok. Prachtscharte rus. лиатрис lenk. liatra …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • Liătris — (L. Schreb.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie Compositae Eupatoriaceae Eupatoricae Adenostyleae, 19. Kl. 1. Ordn. L.; Arten in Nordamerika; L. elegans, L. odoratissima, mit rispenständigen, purpurrothen Blumen, Zierpflanzen; L. squarrosa, mit… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Liatris — Schreb. (Prachtscharte), Gattung der Kompositen, ausdauernde Kräuter mit einfachen, reichblätterigen, einem knolligen Wurzelstock entspringenden Stengeln, abwechselnden, schmalen, ganzrandigen Blättern, mittelgroßen oder größern, vier bis… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • liatris — ● liatris nom masculin Composée ornementale des plates bandes, aux fleurs réunies en capitules rouges ou blancs …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Liatris —   [neulateinisch], wissenschaftlicher Name der Pflanzengattung Prachtscharte …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Liatris — Liatri …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Liatris —   Liatris …   Wikipedia Español

  • Liatris — Taxobox name = Liatris image width = 200px image caption = Liatris spicata regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Eupatorieae genus = Liatris genus authority = Gaertn. ex… …   Wikipedia

  • liatris — /luy a tris, luy euh /, n. any of various composite plants of the genus Liatris, native to North America, having long spikes of purplish flowers. [ < NL (1791), of unexplained orig.] * * * ▪ plant genus       genus of perennial herbs of the… …   Universalium

  • Liatris — Snakeroot Snake root , n. (Bot.) Any one of several plants of different genera and species, most of which are (or were formerly) reputed to be efficacious as remedies for the bites of serpents; also, the roots of any of these. [1913 Webster] Note …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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