Definition of Callistephus chinensis
1. Noun. Valued for their beautiful flowers in a wide range of clear bright colors; grown primarily for cutting.
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Callistephus, Genus Callistephus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Callistephus Chinensis
Literary usage of Callistephus chinensis
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1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"callistephus chinensis (Chinese). Stems bristly, branched, 2 feet high. Leaves oval, coarsely toothed, the lower ones stalked, the tipper ones not. ..."
2. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1920)
"In the spring of 1919 seeds were purchased of named varieties of the China Aster, callistephus chinensis, Zinnia elegans; Tagetes erecta, ..."
3. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1871)
"callistephus chinensis. CÀ» D. c. Syn. of Aster chinensis. Chinese Star. This is very common in Aj mere gardens. Several species are named by Voigt as ..."