Definition of helichrysum
- an Old World plant of the daisy family. Some kinds are grown as everlastings, retaining their shape and color when dried. Compare with strawflower.
- Genus Helichrysum, family Compositae
Latin, from Greek helikhrusos, from helix 'spiral' + khrusos 'gold'. It originally denoted a yellow-flowered plant, possibly Helichrysum stoechas