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coneflower


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coneflower  \Cone"flow`er\,  n. 
  Any  plant  of  the  genus  {Rudbeckia};  --  so  called  from  the 
  cone-shaped  disk  of  the  flower  head.  Also  any  plant  of  the 
  related  genera  {Ratibida}  and  {Brauneria},  the  latter  usually 
  known  as  {purple  coneflower}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coneflower 
  n  1:  any  of  various  plants  of  the  genus  Rudbeckia  cultivated  for 
  their  large  usually  yellow  daisies  with  prominent 
  central  cones 
  2:  any  of  various  perennials  of  the  eastern  United  States 
  having  thick  rough  leaves  and  long-stalked  showy  flowers 
  with  drooping  rays  and  a  conelike  center 




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