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A stout Australian plant (Bracteantha bracteatum syn. Helichrysum bracteatum) in the composite family, having flower heads with showy, variously colored bracts that retain their color when dried.
(Plants) an Australian plant, Helichrysum bracteatum, in which the coloured bracts retain their colour when the plant is dried: family Asteraceae (composites). See also immortelle
any of several everlasting flowers, esp. an Australian composite plant, Helichrysum bracteatum, having heads of chaffy yellow, orange, red, or white flowers.
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|Noun||1.||strawflower - plant of southern and southeastern United States grown for its yellow flowers that can be dried|
genus Uvularia, Uvularia - genus of perennial rhizomatous herb of southern and southeastern United States
|2.||strawflower - any of various plants of the genus Helipterum|
everlasting, everlasting flower - any of various plants of various genera of the family Compositae having flowers that can be dried without loss of form or color
|3.||strawflower - Australian plant naturalized in Spain having flowers of lemon yellow to deep gold; the frequent choice of those who love dried flowers|