[ as-tuh-rey-shuhs ]
/ ˌæs təˈreɪ ʃəs /
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belonging to the Asterasceae, an alternative name for the plant family Compositae.
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Indian-corn and madder are cultivated: a new Asteraceous flower was found.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The|William Griffith