Sentence Examples


  • Winged Everlasting (Ammobium) - A. alatum is a handsome everlasting from New Holland, 1 1/2 to 3 feet high, bearing white chaffy flowers with yellow discs from May till September.
  • A. margaritacea is a North American plant, 2 feet high, with flowers in clusters, white and chaffy, hence kept in a dry state and dyed in various colors.
  • In Compositae besides the involucre there are frequently chaffy and setose bracts at the base of each flower, and in Dipsacaceae a membranous tube surrounds each flower.