asteraceae meaning

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  • Noun: Asteraceae
    1. Plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
      - Compositae, family Compositae, family Asteraceae, aster family

    Type of: asterid dicot family

    Part of: Campanulales, order Campanulales

    Encyclopedia: Asteraceae

  • [Medicine]
    A large plant family of the order Asterales,subclass Asteridae,class Magnoliopsida. The family is also known as Compositae. Flower petals are joined near the base and stamens alternate with the corolla lobes. The common name of daisy refers to several genera of this family including ASTER; CHRYSANTHEMUM; RUDBECKIA; TANACETUM.


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