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.