plagianthus definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of polypetalous shrubs of this order Malvaceæ in addition to tribe Malveæ unlike another genera of the subtribe Sideæ in its longitudinally stigmatose style-branches, and characterized by a five-cleft calyx, distant or outdated bracteoles, many-cleft stamen-column, and one, two, or numerous carpels, each with someone Pendulous seed.
    • little genus of shrubs and woods of Australian Continent and New Zealand

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