from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a genus of herbs and shrubs of Australia and Southern Africa, with an everlasting flower; most species are usually placed in genus Helipterum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A generic name retained by florists for a composite plant from the Cape of Good Hope, more properly classed as Helipterum roseum. It has immortelle-like flowers, with scarious colored bracts.
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- n. genus of herbs and shrubs of Australia and South Africa: everlasting flower; most species usually placed in genus Helipterum
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