flannel-flower love

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The mullen, Verbascum Thapsus.
  • n. The Macrosiphonia longiflora, an apocynaceous vine of Brazil, densely covered with woolly hairs. Its flowers are remarkable for the length of the tube.
  • n. An Australian plant, Actinotus Helianthi, of the parsley family. It bears white flowers in simple umbels surrounded by a many-leaved involucre, which is longer than the flowers and looks as if it were cut out of white flannel.

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