purple coneflower
Coneflower Cone"flow`er, n. 1. Any plant of the genus {Rudbeckia}; -- so called from the cone-shaped disk of the flower head. They are cultivated for their large usually yellow daisies with prominent central cones. Also, any plant of the related genera {Ratibida} and {Brauneria}, the latter usually known as {purple coneflower}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. any of various perennials of eastern US having thick rough leaves and long-stalked showy flowers with drooping rays and a conelike center. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • purple coneflower — purple cone·flow·er kōn .flau̇( ə)r n any of three composite herbs (Echinacea purpurea, E. pallida, and E. angustifolia) which have usu. reddish purple to pale pink ray flowers and whose various parts (as the dried rhizome, stems, or leaves) are… …   Medical dictionary

  • purple coneflower — noun Date: circa 1909 any of a North American genus (Echinacea, especially E. purpurea) of coarse perennial composite herbs with thick rough leaves and long stalked flower heads having purplish brown cone shaped disks and usually pink to purplish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • eastern purple-coneflower — rausvažiedė ežiuolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Echinacea purpurea), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Echinacea purpurea angl. eastern purple coneflower; purple coneflower… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • narrow-leaf purple-coneflower — siauralapė ežiuolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Echinacea angustifolia), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Echinacea angustifolia angl. black Sampson; black sampson echinacea; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • pale purple-coneflower — blyškioji ežiuolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Echinacea pallida), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Echinacea pallida angl. pale Echinacea; pale purple coneflower; pale… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Tennessee purple-coneflower — tenesinė ežiuolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Echinacea tennesseensis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Echinacea tennesseensis angl. Tennessee purple coneflower šaltinis Valstybinės… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Coneflower — Cone flow er, n. 1. Any plant of the genus {Rudbeckia}; so called from the cone shaped disk of the flower head. They are cultivated for their large usually yellow daisies with prominent central cones. Also, any plant of the related genera… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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