Definition of Chaenactis

1. Noun. Any of several United States plants having long stalks of funnel-shaped white or yellow flowers.

Group relationships: Genus Chaenactis
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant



Definition of Chaenactis

1. Proper noun. (botany) A genus of Plantae within the daisies. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chaenactis

chaddor
chaddors
chadless
chadless punch
chadlock
chador
chadors
chadri
chadris
chads
chadur
chadurs
chadwickite
chaebol
chaebols
chaenactis
chaeta
chaetae
chaetal
chaetiferous
chaetocin
chaetodon
chaetognath
chaetognathan
chaetognathous
chaetognaths
chaetomium
chaetophorous
chaetopod
chaetopods

Literary usage of Chaenactis

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1. Zoe: A Biological Journal by Townshend Stith Brandegee, Katharine Layne Brandegee (1891)
"It differs from typical Chaenactis chiefly in the simple leaves, prominent midvein of the pake, and scapose inflorescence. It might perhaps represent a new ..."

2. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter, Aven Nelson (1909)
"From Montana to New Mexico and westward. 2a. Chaenactis Douglasii ... Chaenactis alpina (Gray) Jones, Proc. Cal. Acad. II. 5: 699. 1895. ..."

3. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"From Greek, "mountain Chaenactis". Syn. Chaenactis, in part. Viscid low annual. One species, California. 1461. ..."

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