), the blooming, a surname of Demeter the protectress of the green fields, who had a sanctuary at Athens conjointly with Ge Curotrophos. (Paus. 1.22.3
; Eustath. ad Hom.
This surname is probably alluded to when Sophocles (Oed. Col.
1600) calls her Δημήτηρ εῦΧλοος
. (Comp. Aristoph. Lys. 815
.) Respecting the festival Chloeia, see Dict. of Ant. s.v.