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Lonas inodora


a shrub of southwestern Mediterranean region having yellow daisy-like flowers


plant noun (plants and fungi)




Lonas inodora*
(* Lonas inodora may be used in a singular or plural context)

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Princeton WordNet


Lonas annua [species] | African daisy | yellow ageratum | L. annua [abbreviation, species] | L. inodora [abbreviation, species]

Definition references  (+images)


African daisy [disambiguation]

may refer to: These genera in the Asteraceae family | Arctotis | Dimorphotheca | Gazania | Gerbera | Lonas | Osteospermum | Venidium | Any African plant which has daisylike flowers. Varieties with orange petals and purple centers are recognized as John... (34 of 88 words, 9 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/African daisy

Oxford Dictionary:

African daisy | Cape marigold

a plant of the daisy family, cultivated for its bright flowers.; Dimorphotheca and other genera, family Compositae (17 of 37 words)



African daisy | Arctotis [genus]

any of a genus of widely cultivated composite herbs native to southern Africa (13 of 29 words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/african daisy

American Heritage Dictionary:

African daisy

Any of several African plants in the composite family, especially those in the genera "Arctotis, Gerbera", and "Lonas", that have showy flower heads. (23 of 26 words)


Random House Dictionary:

African daisy

any of several composite plants native to Africa, especially of the genera "Arctotis, Gerbera", and "Lonas", having showy, daisylike flowers. (20 of 22 words)


Britannica Encyclopedia:

flower [plant anatomy]

the reproductive portion of any plant in the division Magnoliophyta, commonly called flowering plants or angiosperms. As popularly used, the term ... (21 of 1051 words, 15 images)



flower | flowers [plural] | flowered [past tense] | flowering [present participle] | flowre [obsolete, sense-specific] | head [synonym, sense-specific] | pseudanthium [synonym, sense-specific] | cream [synonym, sense-specific] | prime [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

A colorful, conspicuous structure associated with angiosperms, frequently scented and attracting various insects, and which may or may not be used for sexual reproduction. | [botany] A reproductive structure in angiosperms (flowering plants), often ... (33 of 314 words, 11 definitions, 8 usage examples, pronunciations, 2 images)


New World Dictionary:

flower | flowerless [adjective, related] | flowerlike [adjective, related]

the seed-producing structure of an angiosperm, consisting of a shortened ... | a plant cultivated for its blossoms; flowering plant | the best or ... (22 of 138 words, 9 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation, 1 image)


Collins Dictionary:

flower | fleuron [synonym, sense-specific] | peak [synonym, sense-specific] | bloom [synonym, sense-specific] | flower-like [adjective, derived]

a bloom or blossom on a plant | a plant that bears blooms or blossoms | the reproductive structure of angiosperm plants, consisting normally of ... (23 of 769 words, 13 definitions, 17 usage examples, pronunciation)


Columbia Encyclopedia:


name for the specialized part of a plant containing the reproductive organs, applied to angiosperms only. A flower may be thought of as a modified, ... (25 of 455 words)


Macmillan British Dictionary:

flower [countable] | flowers [plural] | the flower of something | in flower

the coloured part of a plant from which the plant's fruit develops. A ... | a plant that is grown because its flowers are attractive | "the flower of ... (27 of 133 words, 4 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)


flower [intransitive, verb] | flowered [past tense] | flowering [present participle] | flowers [3rd-person singular present]

if a plant flowers, it produces flowers | to become more successful and completely developed (14 of 48 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/flower 10

Cambridge Dictionary:

flower [entry 1]

the part of a plant which is often brightly coloured with a pleasant smell, or the type of plant that produces these (22 of 35 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/flower 1

flower [entry 2, literary]

to develop completely and become obvious (6 of 22 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/flower 2

flower [entry 3]

to produce flowers (3 of 16 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/flower 3

Encarta Dictionary:

African daisy | African daisies [plural] | Dimorphotheca and Gerbera and Lonas [member of]

a plant of the composite family that resembles a daisy. Flowers: colorful, large. Native to: Africa. Genera Dimorphotheca and Gerbera and Lonas. (22 of 32 words)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861685225​/definition​.html  [offline]

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