leucanthemum definition

  • noun:
    • A section associated with the genus Chrysanthemum, embracing the types C. Leucanthemum (Leucanthemum vulgare), the oxeye daisy or whiteweed. It had been retained as a genus by A. P. de Candolle (1837), with 20 types.
    • comprises flowers usually within the genus Chrysanthemum

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