Definition of Leucanthemum
1. Noun. Comprises plants often included in the genus Chrysanthemum.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Chrysanthemum Leucanthemum, Leucanthemum Vulgare, Marguerite, Moon Daisy, Ox-eyed Daisy, Oxeye Daisy, White Daisy, Chrysanthemum Maximum, Leucanthemum Maximum, Oxeye Daisy, Chrysanthemum Maximum Maximum, Leucanthemum Superbum, Shasta Daisy, Chrysanthemum Lacustre, Leucanthemum Lacustre, Pyrenees Daisy
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leucanthemum
Literary usage of Leucanthemum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1900)
"The whole plant of Chrysanthemum leucanthemum, Linné (leucanthemum vulgäre, Lamarck). COMMON NAMES: Ox-eye daisy, White weed, Great ox-eye, Field daisy, ..."
2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"Chrysanthemum leucanthemum, L.—Ger.; Prior, p. 62; Cumb. EDS Gloss. C. 8. Daisy, Horse. ... A frequent name for Chrysanthemum leucanthemum, L.—Prior, p. ..."
3. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"Chrysanthemum leucanthemum L. Sp. PI. 888. 1753. Glabrous, 3-6 dm. high, simple or sparingly branched: cauline leaves spatulate, and the upper gradually ..."
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