gaillardia[gā lär′dē ə]
any of a genus (Gaillardia) of American plants of the composite family, having large, showy flower heads with yellow or reddish rays and disks
Origin of gaillardiaModern Latin after Gaillard de Marentonneau, 18th-c. French botanist
Any of several plants of the genus Gaillardia of the composite family, native to the Americas, widely cultivated for their large red, yellow, or bicolored flower heads. Also called blanket flower.
Origin of gaillardiaNew Latin Gaillardia, genus name, after Gaillard, de Marentonneau, 18th-century French botanist.
- Any of several New World flowering plants of the genus Gaillardia