the genus Eryngium of umbelliferous flowers resembling thistles.
A large genus of umbelliferous flowers somewhat like thistles to look at, cosmopolitan in circulation. Eryngium maritimum, or sea holly, has-been highly esteemed as an aphrodisiac, the roots being formerly candied.
A genus of coarse, umbelliferous, perennial natural herbs, with coriaceous toothed or prickly departs, and blue or white bracted flowers, closely sessile in dense minds.
large genus of ornamental flowers with thistlelike flower heads; cosmopolitan in circulation