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Noun: helmetflower
  1. A herbaceous plant of the genus Scutellaria which has a calyx that, when inverted, resembles a helmet with its visor raised
    - skullcap
  2. Any of several orchids of the genus Coryanthes having racemes of a few musky-scented waxy flowers with a helmet-shaped lip process
    - helmet orchid
  3. A poisonous herb native to northern Europe having hooded blue-purple flowers; the dried leaves and roots yield aconite
    - monkshood, helmet flower, Aconitum napellus

Derived forms: helmetflowers, helmet flowers

Type of: aconite, herb, herbaceous plant, orchid, orchidaceous plant

Part of: Coryanthes, genus Coryanthes

Encyclopedia: Helmetflower