calliopsis definition

  • noun:
    • A North United states yearly plant (Coreopsis tinctoria) extensively cultivated because of its showy flower heads with yellow rays and purple-red to brownish centers.
    • A popular name provided to some species of the genus Coreopsis, specifically to Coreopsis tinctoria of Arkansas.
    • A former genus name of several plants of this family members Asterace√¶, today regarded Coreopsis.
    • [lowercase] A popular title of numerous cultivated species of Coreopsis, specifically C. tinctoria (Calliopsis marmorata of florists) and C. lanceolata.
    • united states annual extensively cultivated for the yellowish blossoms with purple-red to brown centers; in certain classifications positioned in a subgenus Calliopsis
    • A North American annual plant (Coreopsis tinctoria) extensively cultivated for the showy flower heads with yellowish rays and purple-red to brown facilities.
    • A popular name provided to a couple of types of the genus Coreopsis, especially to Coreopsis tinctoria of Arkansas.
    • A former genus name of a group of plants of the family Asterace√¶, now referred to Coreopsis.
    • [lowercase] a favorite title of numerous cultivated species of Coreopsis, specially C. tinctoria (Calliopsis marmorata of florists) and C. lanceolata.
    • united states annual commonly cultivated for its yellow flowers with purple-red to brownish centers; in a few classifications placed in a subgenus Calliopsis

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