from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of composite plants of the tribe Inuloideæ, type of the subtribe Plucheineæ, characterized by the corymbose heads of flowers with dry broad bracts, each head containing numerous truncate thread-shaped pistillate flowers in many outer rows, and a few perfect but sterile five-cleft flowers in the center.


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