Definition of Centaurea. Meaning of Centaurea. Synonyms of Centaurea

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Definition of Centaurea

Centaurea
Centaurea Cen`tau*re"a, n. [NL. See Centaury.] (Bot.) A large genus of composite plants, related to the thistles and including the cornflower or bluebottle (Centaurea Cyanus) and the star thistle (C. Calcitrapa).

Meaning of Centaurea from wikipedia

- Centaurea (/ˌsɛntɔːˈriːə/) is a genus of between 350 and 600 species of herbaceous thistle-like flowering plants in the family Asteraceae. Members of...
- Centaurea cy****, commonly known as cornflower or bachelor's button, is an annual flowering plant in the family Asteraceae, native to Europe. In the past...
- Centaurea solstitialis, yellow star-thistle, is a member of the family Asteraceae, native to the Mediterranean Basin region. The plant is also known as...
- Centaurea behen is a species of Centaurea that grows in the wild under full sun in northern Iraq and Armenia and in many other areas of Western and Central...
- Centaurea maculosa, the spotted knapweed, is a species of Centaurea native to eastern Europe. This biennial or short-lived perennial plant usually has...
- in the genus have largely been recl****ified to Cirsium, Carduus, and Centaurea. It is an annual plant growing to 60 cm tall, with leathery, hairy leaves...
- Centaurea cineraria, the velvet centaurea, is – like some other plants – also known as "dusty miller" and "silver dust". It is a small plant in the family...
- Centaurea montana (perennial cornflower, mountain cornflower, bachelor's button, montane knapweed or mountain bluet) is a species of Centaurea endemic...
- and Guatemala. Centaurea cy****, native to Europe, including the British Isles and cultivated as an annual ornamental plant. Centaurea montana, native...
- Centaurea virgata is a species of Centaurea. It is native to Western Asia. The subspecies C. virgata ssp. squarrosa is known as squarrose knapweed. It...
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