Flannel flower
Flannel flower Flan"nel flow`er (Bot.) (a) The common mullein. (b) A Brazilian apocynaceous vine ({Macrosiphonia longiflora}) having woolly leaves. (c) An umbelliferous Australian flower ({Actinotus helianthi}), often erroneously thought to be composite. The involucre looks as if cut out of white flannel. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Actinotus helianthi — Flannel flower Flan nel flow er (Bot.) (a) The common mullein. (b) A Brazilian apocynaceous vine ({Macrosiphonia longiflora}) having woolly leaves. (c) An umbelliferous Australian flower ({Actinotus helianthi}), often erroneously thought to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Macrosiphonia longiflora — Flannel flower Flan nel flow er (Bot.) (a) The common mullein. (b) A Brazilian apocynaceous vine ({Macrosiphonia longiflora}) having woolly leaves. (c) An umbelliferous Australian flower ({Actinotus helianthi}), often erroneously thought to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Actinotus — Taxobox image caption = Actinotus helianthi at Henry Head Track, Botany Bay National Park name = Actinotus regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Apiales familia = Mackinlayaceae genus = Actinotus genus authority …   Wikipedia

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