acroclinium definition

  • noun:
    • a genus of herbs and bushes of Australia and Southern Africa, with an everlasting flower; many species are usually positioned in genus Helipterum.
    • A generic title retained by florists for a composite plant from Cape of great Hope, more properly classified as Helipterum roseum. It offers immortelle-like flowers, with scarious colored bracts.
    • genus of herbs and bushes of Australia and South Africa: everlasting rose; many species usually positioned in genus Helipterum

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