Definition of Family asteraceae

1. Noun. Plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia.

Exact synonyms: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Compositae
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Campanulales, Order Campanulales
Member holonyms: Composite, Composite Plant, Compass Flower, Compass Plant, Everlasting, Everlasting Flower, Genus Achillea, Ageratina, Genus Ageratina, Genus Ageratum, Amberboa, Genus Amberboa, Genus Ambrosia, Ambrosiaceae, Family Ambrosiaceae, Genus Ammobium, Anacyclus, Genus Anacyclus, Anaphalis, Genus Anaphalis, Genus Andryala, Antennaria, Genus Antennaria, Anthemis, Genus Anthemis, Antheropeas, Genus Antheropeas, Arctium, Genus Arctium, Arctotis, Genus Arctotis, Argyranthemum, Genus Argyranthemum, Argyroxiphium, Genus Argyroxiphium, Genus Arnica, Arnoseris, Genus Arnoseris, Genus Artemisia, Wormwood, Sage Brush, Sagebrush, Genus Aster, Genus Ayapana, Baccharis, Genus Baccharis, Balsamorhiza, Genus Balsamorhiza, Bellis, Genus Bellis, Bidens, Genus Bidens, Boltonia, Genus Boltonia, Brachycome, Genus Brachycome, Brickellia, Genus Brickelia, Buphthalmum, Genus Buphthalmum, Cacalia, Genus Cacalia, Genus Calendula, Callistephus, Genus Callistephus, Thistle, Carduus, Genus Carduus, Carlina, Genus Carlina, Carthamus, Genus Carthamus, Genus Catananche, Centaurea, Genus Centaurea, Chamaemelum, Genus Chamaemelum, Genus Chaenactis, Genus Chrysanthemum, Chrysanthemum, Chrysopsis, Genus Chrysopsis, Chrysothamnus, Genus Chrysothamnus, Cichorium, Genus Cichorium, Cirsium, Genus Cirsium, Cnicus, Genus Cnicus, Conoclinium, Genus Conoclinium, Conyza, Genus Conyza, Genus Coreopsis, Genus Cosmos, Cotula, Genus Cotula, Craspedia, Genus Craspedia, Crepis, Genus Crepis, Cynara, Genus Cynara, Genus Dahlia, Delairea, Genus Delairea, Dendranthema, Genus Dendranthema, Dimorphotheca, Genus Dimorphotheca, Doronicum, Genus Doronicum, Echinacea, Genus Echinacea, Echinops, Genus Echinops, Elephantopus, Genus Elephantopus, Emilia, Genus Emilia, Encelia, Genus Encelia, Enceliopsis, Genus Enceliopsis, Genus Engelmannia, Genus Erechtites, Erigeron, Genus Erigeron, Eriophyllum, Genus Eriophyllum, Eupatorium, Genus Eupatorium, Felicia, Genus Felicia, Genus Filago, Genus Gaillardia, Genus Gazania, Genus Gerbera, Gerbera, Genus Gerea, Gerea, Genus Gnaphalium, Gnaphalium, Genus Grindelia, Grindelia, Genus Gutierrezia, Gutierrezia, Genus Gynura, Gynura, Genus Haastia, Haastia, Genus Haplopappus, Haplopappus, Genus Hazardia, Hazardia, Genus Helenium, Helenium, Genus Helianthus, Genus Helichrysum, Helichrysum, Genus Heliopsis, Genus Helipterum, Helipterum, Genus Heterotheca, Heterotheca, Genus Hieracium, Hieracium, Genus Homogyne, Homogyne, Genus Hulsea, Hulsea, Genus Hyalosperma, Hyalosperma, Genus Hypochaeris, Genus Hypochoeris, Hypochaeris, Hypochoeris, Genus Inula, Genus Iva, Genus Krigia, Genus Lactuca, Lactuca, Genus Lagenophera, Lagenophera, Genus Lasthenia, Lasthenia, Genus Layia, Layia, Genus Leontodon, Leontodon, Genus Leontopodium, Leontopodium, Genus Leucanthemum, Leucanthemum, Genus Leucogenes, Leucogenes, Genus Liatris, Liatris, Genus Ligularia, Ligularia, Genus Lindheimera, Lindheimera, Genus Lonas, Lonas, Genus Machaeranthera, Machaeranthera, Genus Madia, Madia, Genus Matricaria, Matricaria, Genus Melampodium, Melampodium, Genus Mikania, Mikania, Genus Mutisia, Genus Nabalus, Nabalus, Genus Olearia, Olearia, Genus Onopordon, Genus Onopordum, Onopordon, Onopordum, Genus Othonna, Genus Ozothamnus, Ozothamnus, Genus Packera, Packera, Genus Parthenium, Parthenium, Genus Pericallis, Pericallis, Genus Petasites, Petasites, Genus Picris, Picris, Genus Pilosella, Pilosella, Genus Piqueria, Piqueria, Genus Prenanthes, Prenanthes, Genus Pteropogon, Genus Pulicaria, Pulicaria, Genus Pyrethrum, Pyrethrum, Genus Raoulia, Raoulia, Genus Ratibida, Ratibida, Genus Rhodanthe, Genus Rudbeckia, Rudbeckia, Genus Santolina, Santolina, Genus Sanvitalia, Sanvitalia, Genus Saussurea, Saussurea, Genus Scolymus, Scolymus, Genus Senecio, Senecio, Genus Scorzonera, Genus Sericocarpus, Sericocarpus, Genus Seriphidium, Seriphidium, Genus Serratula, Serratula, Genus Silphium, Silphium, Genus Silybum, Silybum, Genus Solidago, Solidago, Genus Sonchus, Sonchus, Genus Stenotus, Stenotus, Genus Stevia, Genus Stokesia, Stokesia, Genus Tagetes, Tageteste, Genus Tanacetum, Tanacetum, Genus Taraxacum, Taraxacum, Genus Tetraneuris, Tetraneuris, Genus Tithonia, Genus Townsendia, Townsendia, Genus Tragopogon, Tragopogon, Genus Trilisa, Trilisa, Genus Tripleurospermum, Tripleurospermum, Genus Tussilago, Tussilago, Genus Ursinia, Genus Verbesina, Verbesina, Actinomeris, Genus Actinomeris, Genus Vernonia, Genus Wyethia, Genus Xanthium, Xanthium, Genus Xeranthemum, Genus Zinnia

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Asteraceae

family Argiopidae
family Argonautidae
family Ariidae
family Aristolochiaceae
family Armadillidiidae
family Artamidae
family Ascaphidae
family Ascaridae
family Asclepiadaceae
family Asilidae
family Asparagaceae
family Aspergillaceae
family Asphodelaceae
family Aspleniaceae
family Astacidae
family Asteraceae
family Atherinidae
family Athiorhodaceae
family Athyriaceae
family Atrichornithidae
family Atropidae
family Aulostomidae
family Auriculariaceae
family Avicenniaceae
family Azollaceae
family Babesiidae
family Bacillaceae
family Bacteroidaceae
family Balaenicipitidae
family Balaenidae

Literary usage of Family asteraceae

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

1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"Artemisia vulgaris L. Aster family (Asteraceae). Common mugwort. Perennial herb, 1 to 3i feet high, naturalized from Europe; found in waste places, ..."

2. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences by Washington Academy of Sciences (1915)
"3 The affinities be- •tween the floras of these widely separated regions are best shown, perhaps, in the family Asteraceae: several of the genera occurring ..."

3. Biotechnology: Building on Farmers' Knowledge by Joske F. G. Bunders, Bertus Haverkort, Wim Hiemstra (1996)
"The family Asteraceae has, thus far, been found to contain the largest number of BPC species, with 261. In addition to this global review, several national ..."

4. Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants: A Book of Valuable Information for by Arthur Robert Harding (1908)
"During the first year of its growth this plant, which is a biennial belonging to the aster family (Asteraceae), 'produces only a rosette of large, ..."

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