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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large genus of hoary-tomentose or woolly herbs, belonging to the order Compositæ. There are about 100 species, distributed over most parts of the globe. The yellow or whitish flowers are in small discoid clustered heads, with a scarious and often colored involucre. The common species are known by the popular names cudweed and everlasting. The leaves and flowers are generally slightly bitter and astringent, and are sometimes used medicinally.
- n. [lowercase] A plant of this genus.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) A genus of composite plants with white or colored dry and persistent involucres; a kind of everlasting.
- n. large widely distributed genus of coarse hairy herbs with whitish involucres
- From the genus name. (Wiktionary)
“It was only on the very edge of the bank, and in the bottoms of the bights, that any eucalypti grew; the plains were covered with nothing but gnaphalium: the soil various, in some places red tenacious clay, in others a dark hazel-coloured loam, so rotten and full of holes that it was with difficulty the horses could travel over them.”
“_monarda_, most delightfully aromatic, even to the dry stalks and seed - vessels; the white _gnaphalium_ or everlasting flower; roses of several kinds, a few late buds of which I found in a valley, near the church.”
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