Swan River daisy


a herbaceous plant, Brachycome iberidifolia, of western Australia, often cultivated for its attractive flowers.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Swan River daisy — noun western Australian annual much cultivated for its flower heads with white or bluish to violet or variegated rays • Syn: ↑Brachycome Iberidifolia • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Member Holonyms: ↑Brachycome, ↑genus Brachycome * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • SwanRiver daisy — Swan River daisy n. An Australian plant (Brachycome iberidifolia) of the composite family, cultivated for its showy blue, rose, or white flower heads.   [After theSwan, a river of southwest Australia.] * * * …   Universalium

  • grassland daisy — noun : a New Zealand herb (Brachycome sinclairii) with purplish or whitish flowers compare swan river daisy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Black Swan emblems and popular culture — deals with the uses which have been made of the image of the Black Swan such as emblems, coins, logos, mascots and in the naming of sports teams.The Black Swan is the official state emblem of Western Australia, and is depicted on the Flag of… …   Wikipedia

  • Brachyscome iberidifolia — Taxobox name = Swan River Daisy image caption = regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae genus = Brachyscome species = B. iberidifolia binomial = Brachyscome iberidifolia binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Brachyscome — Taxobox name = Cut leaved Daisy image width = 250px image caption = Cutleaved Daisy regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae tribus = Astereae genus = Brachyscome genus authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • brachycome — /brækiˈkoʊmi / (say brakee kohmee) noun any daisy of the large, mostly Australian genus Brachycome, family Compositae, as B. iberidifolia, Swan River daisy, which has flowers of blue to purple, and is cultivated as a garden plant …   Australian English dictionary

  • Brachycome — noun mostly Australian herbs having basal or alternate leaves and loosely corymbose flower heads • Syn: ↑genus Brachycome • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Brachycome Iberidifolia — noun western Australian annual much cultivated for its flower heads with white or bluish to violet or variegated rays • Syn: ↑Swan River daisy • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Member Holonyms: ↑Brachycome, ↑genus Brachycome …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Brachycome — noun mostly Australian herbs having basal or alternate leaves and loosely corymbose flower heads • Syn: ↑Brachycome • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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