Chrysanthemum


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Chrysanthemum

[krisan′thəməm]
a genus of perennial flowering herbs of the family Compositae, native to the Balkans and the Middle East. They are a common cause of contact dermatitis, and their powdered flowers are insecticidal and scabicidal and a source of pyrethrins.

chrysanthemum

Chinese medicine
A perennial herb, the flowers of which are used topically for conjunctivitis and blurred vision, and internally for inflammation, headaches, hearing loss, hypertension, ocular pain, paresthesias, poor vision linked to renal and hepatic dysfunction, vertigo and as a blood tonic.

Chrysanthemum

plant genus in the family Asteraceae; contains sesquiterpene lactones; causes contact dermatitis. Garden plants called also feverfew, marguerite.

Chrysanthemum cinerariaefolium
the plant from which pyrethrum is extracted. Called also Pyrethrum cinerarifolia.
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Multiple varieties of chrysanthemum flowers particularly intermediate, incurred, reflex, sprays, anemone, pompons, Korean hybrid, and spidery flowers were displayed in mound, stall and rainbow orders at the show.
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The show was judged by National Chrysanthemum Society judge Peter Fraser, who has been growing the flowers for more than 30 years and breeding them since 1996.
Apart from this, chrysanthemum is being produced here," said Singh.
If you go for certain types of chrysanthemum such as the Allouise or Misty varieties you can plant these out any time from now till June.
The status of the chrysanthemum as a cheap flower for bouquets was making it increasingly unattractive to UK growers, added Andrea Caldecourt, chief executive of the Flowers & Plants Association.
The gold and silver chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum pacificum) has become a popular fall-blooming ground cover.
Frutarom has introduced a natural beverage flavor extracted from the yellow chrysanthemum flower through a proprietary process.
For the chrysanthemum cream: In saucepan, bring cream to simmer and add chrysanthemums.
But this week it is the row between Southport Chrysanthemum Society and some of the shop keepers in Wayfarers Arcade.
In a 1999 paper delivered to the 3rd International Congress on the Shroud of Turin (June 6, Turin, Italy), Danin and Baruch identified images of the crown chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum coronarium), the rock rose (Cistus creticus), the bean caper plant (Zygopkyllum dumosum), and the blooms of the tumbleweed (Gundelia tournefortii).