asteraceae definition

  • noun:
    • a family group of flowers with heads consists of numerous florets, including the aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia.
    • flowers with minds consists of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
    • a family of plants with heads made up of many florets, such as the aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia.
    • flowers with minds consists of numerous florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
  • others:
    • Same as Compositœ.
    • A family of dicotyledonous sympetalous flowers, the aster family, often contained in the Compositæ, that it comprises the Tubulifloræ, except that Ambrosiaceæ are now actually segregated. Known as Carduaceæ by some writers. See Compositæ, Tubulifloræ, Cichoriaceæ, Ligulifloræ, and Ambrosiaceæ.
    • Just Like Compositœ.
    • a household of dicotyledonous sympetalous plants, the aster household, frequently contained in the Compositæ, that it comprises the Tubulifloræ, except that the Ambrosiaceæ are now actually segregated. Known as Carduaceæ by some authors. See Compositæ, Tubulifloræ, Cichoriaceæ, Ligulifloræ, and Ambrosiaceæ.

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