Pyrethrum Parthenium
Feverfew Fe"ver*few (f[=e]"v[~e]r*f[=u]), n. [AS. feferfuge, fr. L. febrifugia. See {fever}, {Fugitive}, and cf. {Febrifuge}.] (Bot.) A perennial plant ({Pyrethrum Parthenium}, or {Chrysanthemum Parthenium}) allied to camomile, having finely divided leaves and white blossoms; -- so named from its supposed febrifugal qualities. [1913 Webster]

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  • PYRETHRUM PARTHENIUM (L.) SMITH - ПИРЕТРУМ ДЕВИЧИЙ — см. 964. Многолетнее растение. P. parthenium (L.) Smith П. девичий Fl. Brit. II (1800 1804) 900. Фл. СССР 26 (1901) 204. Garnier (1961) 1401, f. S y n. Matricaria parthenium L.; M. latifolia Gilib.; Chrysanthemum parthenium (L.) Bernh.; Tanacetum …   Справочник растений

  • Pyrethrum — (P. Gärtn.), aus mehren Arten von Chrysanthemum gebildete Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Compositae Senecionideae Anthemideae, 19. Kl. 2. Ordn. L.; Arten: P. Myroni, mit gelben Blüthen; P. indicum, in China, Japan, Ostindien, strauchartig,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • PYRETHRUM SCOP. — ПИРЕТРУМ — 964. Pyrethrum Scop. Пиретрум см …   Справочник растений

  • Tanacetum parthenium —   Hierba santa …   Wikipedia Español

  • Chrysanthemum Parthenium — Feverfew Fe ver*few (f[=e] v[ e]r*f[=u]), n. [AS. feferfuge, fr. L. febrifugia. See {fever}, {Fugitive}, and cf. {Febrifuge}.] (Bot.) A perennial plant ({Pyrethrum Parthenium}, or {Chrysanthemum Parthenium}) allied to camomile, having finely… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chrysanthemum Parthenium — Pellitory Pel li*to*ry, n. [Sp. pelitre, fr. L. pyrethrum. See {Bertram}.] (Bot.) (a) A composite plant ({Anacyclus Pyrethrum}) of the Mediterranean region, having finely divided leaves and whitish flowers. The root is the officinal pellitory,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anacyclus Pyrethrum — Pellitory Pel li*to*ry, n. [Sp. pelitre, fr. L. pyrethrum. See {Bertram}.] (Bot.) (a) A composite plant ({Anacyclus Pyrethrum}) of the Mediterranean region, having finely divided leaves and whitish flowers. The root is the officinal pellitory,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Feverfew — This article is about the Eurasian Asteraceae species. For the North American Asteraceae genus, see Parthenium. For the band, see The Feverfew. Feverfew Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Пиретрум — ? Пиретрум …   Википедия

  • feverfew — noun A European aromatic perennial herb, Tanacetum parthenium (or Chrysanthemum parthenium or Pyrethrum parthenium), having daisy like flowers; valued as a traditional medicine especially for headaches …   Wiktionary

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