Bellis perennis
Daisy Dai"sy (d[=a]"z[y^]), n.; pl. {Daisies} (d[=a]"z[i^]z). [OE. dayesye, AS. d[ae]ges-e['a]ge day's eye, daisy. See {Day}, and {Eye}.] (Bot.) (a) A genus of low herbs ({Bellis}), belonging to the family {Composit[ae]}. The common English and classical daisy is {Bellis perennis}, which has a yellow disk and white or pinkish rays. (b) The whiteweed ({Chrysanthemum Leucanthemum}), the plant commonly called daisy in North America; -- called also {oxeye daisy}. See {Whiteweed}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The word daisy is also used for composite plants of other genera, as {Erigeron}, or fleabane. [1913 Webster]

{Michaelmas daisy} (Bot.), any plant of the genus {Aster}, of which there are many species.

{Oxeye daisy} (Bot.), the whiteweed. See {Daisy} (b) . [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Bellis perennis — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Bellis perennis — (gefülltes Gänseblümchen), Maßliebchen (Compositae. Syngenecia polygamia superflua Linn.), bekanntes Einfassungspflänzchen, weiß, rosen bis dunkelroth mit halbkugeligen Blümchen; müssen jedes Frühjahr versetzt und zertheilt werden, wenn sie nicht …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Bellis perennis —   Margarita …   Wikipedia Español

  • Bellis perennis — Pâquerette Pour les articles homonymes, voir Pâquerette (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bellis perennis — Gänseblümchen Gänseblümchen (Bellis perennis) Systematik Ordnung: Asternartige (Asterales) Familie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bellis perennis — daugiametė saulutė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Bellis perennis), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Bellis perennis angl. common daisy; daisy; English daisy; European …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Bellis perennis — Marguerite Mar gue*rite, n. [F., a pearl, a daisy. See {Margarite}.] (Bot.) The daisy ({Bellis perennis}). The name is often applied also to the ox eye daisy and to the China aster. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bellis perennis — Basónimo:Bellis perennis L. (publicado por vez primera en Species plantarum en 1753 por Carl Linné) Nombre vernáculo: Español:bellorita, chiriva, chirivas, chirivita, chirivitas, margarita, margarita común, margarita menor, margaritas, margaritas …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Bellis perennis — ID 9813 Symbol Key BEPE2 Common Name lawndaisy Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, CA, CT, DC, HI, ID, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MT, NC, ND, NH, NJ,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Bellis perennis — …   Википедия

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”