helichrysum

noun
hel·i·chry·sum | \ˌheləˈkrīsəm\

Definition of helichrysum 

1 capitalized : a large genus of mostly African and Australian plants (family Compositae) with flower heads having shining involucres which retain their color when dried — see strawflower

2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Helichrysum

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History and Etymology for helichrysum

New Latin, from Greek helichrysos, from helik- helic- + chrysos gold

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