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 ...
With 20,000 members, the Asteraceae ("aster" means "star") family is one of the ...
With a hand lens, you can look closely at an Asteraceae blossom and see the ...
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.
... 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!
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, ...
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,” ...
May 20, 2013 ... The family Asteraceae or Compositae, to which Chrysanthemum ... 2006), means
"composite" and refers to the unique inflorescence (described below). .... Disc
florets are completely concealed, ray florets usually do not ...
These bracts are mostly green (herbaceous) but can also be brightly coloured
like ... The ray florets are either female, which means they have a pistil, or they