genus Argyroxiphium


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Noun1.genus Argyroxiphium - small genus of Hawaiian spreading and rosette-forming shrubsgenus Argyroxiphium - small genus of Hawaiian spreading and rosette-forming shrubs
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
Argyroxiphium sandwicense, silversword - low-growing plant found only in volcanic craters on Hawaii having rosettes of narrow pointed silver-green leaves and clusters of profuse red-purple flowers on a tall stem