Definition of Dimorphotheca

1. Noun. South African herbs or subshrubs with usually yellow flowers.




Definition of Dimorphotheca

1. Noun. Any of several composite plants, of the genus ''Dimorphotheca''; the cape marigolds ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dimorphotheca

dimmest
dimming
dimmings
dimmish
dimmy
dimness
dimnesses
dimolecular
dimorph
dimorphic
dimorphic anaemia
dimorphisms
dimorphite
dimorpholamine
dimorphotheca (current term)
dimorphous leprosy
dimorphs
dimout
dimouts
dimp
dimple
dimple sign
dimpled
dimpled chad
dimplement
dimplements
dimples
dimplier

Literary usage of Dimorphotheca

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1. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"The principal species is dimorphotheca pluvialis, the Cape Marigold, an annual, growing to a height of about a foot, with weak stems, narrow leaves and ..."

2. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Annuals. by Loudon (Jane) (1842)
"The name of dimorphotheca is Greek, and signifies two forms in one sheath. ... dimorphotheca HYBRIDA, Dec. THE HYBRID CAPE MARIGOLD. SYNONYMES. ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"... dimorphotheca (Greek, tico-formed achenes). Composite. CAPE MARIGOLD. Annual and perennial herbs or .... dimorphotheca«uran- VENUS FbY-TRAP. ..."

4. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1900)
"... we must decide ex parte majore, else the matter loses its clearness and becomes confused. The case is the same in Calendula and § dimorphotheca, ..."

5. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1861)
"GRASSY- LEAVED dimorphotheca. (Compositae.) Cape of Good Hope. A greenhouse plant; growing a foot high; with white dowers; appearing IB spring; increased by ..."

6. How Plants are Trained to Work for Man by Luther Burbank (1921)
"This so-called African daisy (dimorphotheca), how ever, ... It will be recalled that there is a closely allied species of dimorphotheca from the same region ..."

7. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"Flowers from June to August, dimorphotheca deep yellow, clustered on a tall stem. ... dimorphotheca (CAPE MARIGOLD).—A genus containing about 20 species of ..."

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