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Noun1.Helipterum - genus of South African and Australian herbs or shrubs grown as everlastings; the various Helipterum species are currently in process of being assigned to other genera especially genera Pteropogon and Hyalosperma
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
strawflower - any of various plants of the genus Helipterum
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They are usually low grasses and other small herbaceous plants that often form the herbaceous understory of tree and shrub communities; examples are the white daisy (Helipterum floribundum, Asteraceae) and billy button (Calocephalus platycephalus, Asteraceae), two attractive composites from the Australian desert.