meaning of calliopsis

calliopsis meaning in General Dictionary

a well known title provided to several species of the genus Coreopsis specially to Coreopsis tinctoria of Arkansas

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  • united states annual extensively cultivated for its yellow flowers with purple-red to brownish centers; in a few classifications placed in a subgenus Calliopsis
  • A popular title given to various species of the genus Coreopsis, especially to C. tinctoria of Arkansas.