Helichrysum

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Strawflower
Red Everlasting (Helichrysum sanguineum)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Gnaphalieae
Genus: Helichrysum
Mill., 1754
Species

Helichrysum arenarium - Dwarf Everlasting
Helichrysum italicum - Curry Plant Helichrysum petiolare - Licorice Plant
Helichrysum sanguineum - Red Everlasting

Helichrysum is a type of flower. It has about 600 species in the sunflower family (Asteraceae). The name Helichrysum comes from two Greek words: helisso means to turn around and chrysos means gold.

It grows in Africa, Madagascar, Australasia and Eurasia. There are many species in South Africa.