gaillardia[gā lär′dē ə]
gaillardia definition by Webster's New World
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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: Modern Latin after Gaillard de Marentonneau, 18th-c. French botanist
gaillardia definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of several New World plants of the genus Gaillardia in the composite family, having red or yellow florets grouped into large solitary flower heads. Also called blanket flower.
Origin: New Latin Gaillardia, genus name, after Gaillard de Marentonneau, 18th-century French botanist.