Calliopsis
Calliopsis Cal`li*op"sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. pref. kalli- (fr. kalo`s beautiful) + 'o`psis appearance.] (Bot.) A popular name given to a few species of the genus {Coreopsis}, especially to {Coreopsis tinctoria} of Arkansas. [1913 Webster]

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  • Calliopsis — (C. Rchnb., Schönauge), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie Compositae Senecionidae Heliantheae Rudbeckieae. 19. Kl. 2. Ordn. L. Art: C. bicolor, in NAmerika, mit gelben, rothbraun gefleckten Blumen, bei uns Zierpflanze, häufig in Gärten …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Calliŏpsis — Calliŏpsis, s. Coreopsis …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Calliopsis — Calliopsis, Schönauge, aus der Familie der Compositae radiatae, aus Nordamerika; bei uns C. bicolor, mit gelben, rothbraun gefleckten Blumen, häufig als Gartenblume …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • calliopsis — [kal΄ē äp′sis] n. [ModL < Gr kallos, beauty + opsis, appearance < ōps, EYE] COREOPSIS …   English World dictionary

  • calliopsis — noun North American annual widely cultivated for its yellow flowers with purple red to brownish centers; in some classifications placed in a subgenus Calliopsis • Syn: ↑Coreopsis tinctoria • Hypernyms: ↑coreopsis, ↑tickseed, ↑tickweed, ↑tick weed …   Useful english dictionary

  • calliopsis — darželinis gludas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Coreopsis tinctoria), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Coreopsis tinctoria angl. calliopsis; plains coreopsis; plains tickseed vok.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • calliopsis — gludas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių (Asteraceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Coreopsis). atitikmenys: lot. Coreopsis angl. calliopsis; tickseed; tickweed vok. Mädchenauge; Schöngesicht; Wanzenblume rus. кореопсис; ленок lenk.… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • calliopsis — /kal ee op sis/, n. any of several species of coreopsis, esp. Coreopsis tinctoria, a widely cultivated garden plant. [CALLI + OPSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • calliopsis —   Gk kallion, more beautiful; opsis, resemblance. Meaning obscure, not given by author …   Etymological dictionary of grasses

  • calliopsis — cal·li·op·sis …   English syllables

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