Class Dicotyledoneae, dicots, מחלקה דו-פסיגיים

Family Asteraceae / Compositae S-Z
Sunflower Family, משפחת המורכבים


The Aster or Sunflower Family is the second largest family of flowering plants; most usually herbs, but some shrubs, trees and climbers do exist.Plants of the family are composites of many small flowers in a disk-like flowerhead, each producing one seed; bisexual, bracts, two or more rows of bracts (modified leaves) beneath the flowers; the true sepals have been reduced to small scales, or often transformed into a hairy "pappus", or sometimes eliminated altogether; each disk flower, 5 united petals to form a corolla tube; 5 stamens, the filaments fused to the corolla, while the anthers are generally connate; pistil is made of two connate carpels; the ovary is positioned inferior and has one ovule; fruit an achene, one seed per fruit; each big petal, that ring the outside of the flower head, is called a "ray flower", often infertile, without stamens or a pistil, its petals are fused together and hanging to one side.
Asteraceae / Compositae will have either disk flowers or ray flowers, or both.


1 out of 5 albums of the Asteraceae Family
2 out of 5 albums (letter C)
3 out of 5 albums (letter D-L)
4 out of 5 albums (letter M-R)
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Genus Scolymus, חוח: Genus Scorzonera, הרדפנין: Genus Senecio, סביון: Genus Serratula, קרקפן
Genus Siebera, זיברה
Genus Silybum, גדילן: Genus Sonchus, מרור: Genus Tagetes, טגטס
Genus Tanacetum, בן-חרצית: Genus Taraxacum, שנן: Genus Tolpis, קיטה
Genus Tragopogon, זקן-תיש: Genus Tripleurospermum, בבונגית
Genus Tripteris, שלש-כנפות
Genus Urospermum, אזנב: Genus Verbesina, כנפון: Genus Volutaria, ישימונית
Genus Xanthium, לכיד: Genus Xeranthemum, יבשוש
Genus Zoegea, זגאה