Definition of Cotula
1. Noun. Cosmopolitan herbs especially southern hemisphere; many used as ground covers.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
Member holonyms: Brass Buttons, Cotula Coronopifolia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cotula
Literary usage of Cotula
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1905)
"VARIATION IN RAY FLOWERS OF ANTHEMIS cotula AND OTHER COMPOSITES. BY H. 8. FAWCETT. The object of this study was to determine the amount of variation ..."
2. Flora Hongkongensis: A Description of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of the by George. Bentham (1861)
"All the characters of cotula, except that the female florets, though very minute, have a tubular corolla nearly as long as the style, and the achenes are ..."