Stokes' aster
noun Etymology: Jonathan Stokes died 1831 English botanist Date: circa 1890 a perennial composite herb (Stokesia laevis) of the southern United States often grown for its large showy heads of usually blue flowers — called also sto•ke•sia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stokes' aster — noun erect perennial of southeastern United States having large heads of usually blue flowers • Syn: ↑cornflower aster, ↑Stokesia laevis • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Member Holonyms: ↑Stokesia, ↑genus Stokesia * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stokes'-aster — mėlynasis dangūnis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Stokesia laevis), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Stokesia laevis angl. Stokes aster šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos komisijos 2013 …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Stokes' aster — /stohks/ a composite plant, Stokesia laevis, having lavender blue, asterlike flowers. [1885 90; named after J. Stokes (d. 1831), English botanist] * * * …   Universalium

  • cornflower aster — noun erect perennial of southeastern United States having large heads of usually blue flowers • Syn: ↑stokes aster, ↑Stokesia laevis • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Member Holonyms: ↑Stokesia, ↑genus Stokesia * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stokesia — noun one species: stokes aster • Syn: ↑genus Stokesia • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Stokesia — noun one species: stokes aster • Syn: ↑Stokesia • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stokesia (plant) — For other uses, see Stokesia. Stokesia Stokesia laevis Scientific classification Kingdom: Plant …   Wikipedia

  • Asterales — ▪ plant order Introduction   daisy order of flowering plants, containing 11 families and some 26,000 species. The major families are Asteraceae and Campanulaceae (including Lobeliaceae), with far fewer species in the remaining families of… …   Universalium

  • Stokesia cyanea — Taxobox name = Stokesia cyanea regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Vernonieae genus = Stokesia species = S. cyanea binomial = Stokesia cyanea binomial authority = L Hér.… …   Wikipedia

  • Stokesia laevis — noun erect perennial of southeastern United States having large heads of usually blue flowers • Syn: ↑stokes aster, ↑cornflower aster • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Member Holonyms: ↑Stokesia, ↑genus Stokesia …   Useful english dictionary

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