from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A former genus of Compositæ found in western Australia.

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  • noun Australian annual everlasting having light pink nodding flower heads; sometimes placed in genus Helipterum


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  • Down below, a mass of brank-ursine formed as it were a pedestal, from the midst of which sprang scarlet geum, rhodanthe with stiff petals, and clarkia with great white carved crosses, that looked like the insignia of some barbarous order.

    La faute de l'Abbe Mouret ��mile Zola 1871


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