Asteraceae or Compositae is an exceedingly large and widespread family of
flowering plants .... These can be fleshy or woody depending on the species. ...
The word aster means "star" in Gr...
Meaning: Plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion;
goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia. Classified ...
The inflorescence of the Asteraceae is so distinctive that the family was ... I prefer
it, as does Welsh who uses it in A Utah Flora, but Shaw and .... In other words,
this pollen presentation mechanism is a means of preventing self-pollination.
Asteraceae, the sunflower family, is one of the easiest plant families to recognize.
.... They are also bisexual, can be represented by thistles, and are relatively rare
... This pollen presentation mechanism is a means of preventing self-pollination, ...
Feb 13, 2016 ... And do they refer to the same family or to different families? ... to the family,
meaning 'star' in Latin, which represents an allusion to the shape of ...
The biology of Asteraceae. ... Composite Flowers - Asteraceae .... An achene is a
dray fruit, which is indehiscent, meaning that it does not split upon to release ...
There are two type of flowers that may occur in a Asteraceae capitulum. ... also
because members of the Asteraceae are typically self-incompatible, this does not
... The name “daisy” comes from some Old English word meaning “day's eye,” ...
Composite family definition, the large and varied plant family Compositae (or
Asteraceae), ... You dont object do you, to playing the part of a composite family ?
... A very large family of flowering plants, Asteraceae (or Compositae), comprising
... word compositus which means 'made up of parts united in one common whole'.
... In this way the family name Asteraceae is made up by using the name Aster ...
Almost all the features generally occurring in plants, can be found in this family!
Family: Asteraceae. Common ... and spreading quite aggressively by vegetative
means. (Plants for ... moist soil but can tolerate acidic, neutral, and basic soils. It.