Definition of Dalmatian pyrethrum
1. Noun. White-flowered pyrethrum of Balkan area whose pinnate leaves are white and silky-hairy below; source of an insecticide; sometimes placed in genus Chrysanthemum.
Group relationships: Genus Tanacetum, Tanacetum
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dalmatian Pyrethrum
Literary usage of Dalmatian pyrethrum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Gleanings from French Gardens: Comprising an Account of Such Features of by William Robinson (1869)
"Next we have the chief species and varieties of Onion, such plants as Urtica utilis, the dalmatian pyrethrum rigidum, and in a word almost everything likely ..."
2. English Mechanic and World of Science: With which are Incorporated "the (1889)
"The dalmatian pyrethrum is greatly appreciated, and when its crop is scarce the Caucasian flowers are eagerly sought for, and their price increases by from ..."