helmetflower definition

  • noun:
    • a poisonous herb native to north European countries having hooded blue-purple blossoms; the dried leaves and origins give aconite
    • a herbaceous plant associated with genus Scutellaria which has a calyx that, whenever inverted, resembles a helmet using its visor raised
    • any one of a few orchids associated with the genus Coryanthes having racemes of some musky-scented waxy flowers with a helmet-shaped lip process

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