What is another word for daucus?

3 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ dˈɔːkəs], [ dˈɔːkəs], [ d_ˈɔː_k_ə_s]

Daucus is a genus of flowering plants that belongs to the family Apiaceae. It has more than 40 species that are found mainly in Europe, Asia, and North Africa. The most well-known species of Daucus is the Daucus carota, which is commonly known as the wild carrot or Queen Anne's lace. However, there are other synonyms used to refer to it, including bird's nest, bishop's lace, devil's plague, and fool's parsley. The genus Daucus is also called Carota and has other species such as Daucus littoralis, Daucus aureus, Daucus guttatus, and Daucus glochidiatus. Regardless of the type of Daucus, all are beautiful and an essential part of nature.

Related words: daucus carota, carota, daucus verna, zea mays, zingiber officinale, zea mays, curcuma longa, curcuma domestica

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    Usage examples for Daucus

    When cultivation of the garden carrot lapses for a few generations, it reverts to the ancestral type-a species quite distinct from daucus Carota.
    "Wild Flowers Worth Knowing"
    Neltje Blanchan et al
    daucus is from the Greek daio, to burn, on account of the pungent and stimulating qualities.
    "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure"
    William Thomas Fernie
    But already, higher up, a few Bengal roses scattered among the airy lace of the daucus, the feathers of the marsh-flax, the marabouts of the meadow-sweet, the umbellae of the white chervil, the blond hair of the seeding clematis, the neat saltiers of the milk-white cross-wort, the corymbs of the yarrow, the spreading stems of the pink-and-black flowered fumitory, the tendrils of the vine, the sinuous sprays of honeysuckle; in fine, all that is most dishevelled and ragged in these naive creatures; flames and triple darts, lanceolated, denticulated leaves, stems tormented like vague desires twisted at the bottom of the soul; from the womb of this prolix torrent of love that overflows, shoots up a magnificent red double-poppy with its glands ready to open, displaying the spikes of its fire above the starred jasmine and dominating the incessant rain of pollen, a fair cloud that sparkles in the air, reflecting the light in its myriad glistening atoms.
    "Balzac"
    Frederick Lawton

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