from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of plants of the family Asteraceæ. There are three species, all North American.
- noun [lowercase] A horticultural name of Polypteris Hookeriana, a handsome garden annual with rose-colored heads which are usually treated as ‘everlastings.’ It is native to the mid-continental region of North America. Polypteris is distinguished from
Palafoxiaby involucral bracts with colored tips, and by a deeply divided corolla limb.
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