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.

 

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