Definition of Helichrysum

1. Noun. Large genus of mostly African and Australian herbs and shrubs: everlasting flowers; in some classifications includes genus Ozothamnus.




Definition of Helichrysum

1. n. A genus of composite plants, with shining, commonly white or yellow, or sometimes reddish, radiated involucres, which are often called "everlasting flowers."

Definition of Helichrysum

1. Noun. Any of the genus ''Helichrysum'' of plants related to the sunflower. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Helichrysum

1. A genus of composite plants, with shining, commonly white or yellow, or sometimes reddish, radiated involucres, which are often called "everlasting flowers." Origin: L, the marigold, fr. Gr. A kind of plant. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Helichrysum

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helichrysum (current term)
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Literary usage of Helichrysum

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1. The Flower Garden: Or, Breck's Book of Flowers; in which are Described All by Joseph Breck (1856)
"helichrysum. Everlasting Flower. A family of plants much admired on account of ... helichrysum bracteatum. — Golden Eternal Flower. — It is a hardy annual, ..."

2. Popular Flowers, and how to Cultivate Them by Edward Sprague Rand (1876)
"All are annuals, and succeed with the treatment prescribed for the annual species of helichrysum. All everlastings should be dried in the dark, ..."

3. Seventy-five Popular Flowers, and how to Cultivate Them by Edward Sprague Rand (1870)
"The plants require the same treatment as helichrysum, but the seeds vegetate slowly, and do better if soaked in warm water or milk before planting. ..."

4. Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Greenouse Plants / by by Loundon (Jane) (1848)
"As the species are very numerous, it will be impossible in my present limits to describe more than two or three of the most ornamental. 1.—helichrysum ..."

5. Geographic Travels in Central Australia from 1872 to 1874 by Ernest Giles (1875)
"VIII., 45. MacDonnell's Kange. Mount Olga. helichrysum ... Plants, p. 14. Between the Alberga and Mount Olga. helichrysum ..."

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