callistephus definition

  • noun:
    • a genus of plants having only 1 species, an erect Asiatic natural herb with big blossoms.
    • A genus of composite plants, containing just one species, C. Chinensis, the Asia aster, which was very long in cultivation, and it is a lot prized as a sturdy annual, staying long in rose.
    • one species: erect Asiatic natural herb with huge blossoms
    • a genus of plants having one species, an erect Asiatic natural herb with large plants.
    • A genus of composite flowers, containing a single species, C. Chinensis, the Asia aster, that has been very long in cultivation, and it is much prized as a hardy yearly, remaining long in flower.
    • one species: erect Asiatic natural herb with huge plants

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