Definition of Anthemis cotula

1. Noun. Widespread rank-smelling weed having white-rayed flower heads with yellow discs.

Exact synonyms: Dog Fennel, Mayweed, Stinking Chamomile, Stinking Mayweed
Generic synonyms: Composite, Composite Plant
Group relationships: Anthemis, Genus Anthemis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anthemis Cotula

Antarctic Zone
Antarctic continent
Antarctic convergence
Antennaria dioica
Antennaria plantaginifolia
Anthemis arvensis
Anthemis cotula
Anthemis nobilis
Anthemis tinctoria
Antheraea mylitta
Antheraea pernyi
Antheraea polyphemus
Anthericum liliago
Anthericum torreyi
Antheropeas wallacei

Literary usage of Anthemis cotula

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"anthemis cotula, L.—Lyte. NE Yks. Camomile, Unsavoury. A name invented by Lyte for Matricaria inodora, L., as a translation of one of its old Lat. names, ..."

2. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1905)
"VARIATION IN RAY FLOWERS OF anthemis cotula AND OTHER COMPOSITES. BY H. 8. FAWCETT. The object of this study was to determine the amount of variation ..."

3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1898)
"Perennial; chaff of the receptacle obtuse. 3. A. nobilis. i. anthemis cotula L. Mayweed. Dog's, or Fetid Camomile. Dillweed. (Fig. 3984.) anthemis cotula L. ..."

4. Handbook of Pharmacognosy by Otto Augustus Wall (1917)
"Cotula, the flower-heads or the flowering tops of anthemis cotula, Mayweed, Wild Chamomile ... The flower-heads of anthemis cotula are single, not double. ..."

5. Notes on Pharmacognosy by Otto Augustus Wall (1902)
"... however, that it is not a popular drug and is used only when other chamomile cannot be had. The flower-heads of anthemis cotula are single, not double. ..."

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