from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of composite plants of the subtribe Melampodieæ.
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- noun herbs and subshrubs of warm North America
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This is the regular shot of a dark orange zinnia with some red Salvia coccinea to the far left, yellow melampodium just left and Verbena bonariensis behind.
He was said to have employed the herb hellebore in the cure, which thence obtained the name of ‘melampodium.’] [Footnote 35: _Lyncestis.