platylobium definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of leguminous shrubs for the tribe Genisteæ and subtribe Bossiææ, characterized by the two-lipped calyx, orbicular banner-petal, monadelphous stamens, uniform versatile anthers, and wide flat two-valved pod, starting elastically across the lower suture, generally winged upon the other.
    • little genus of Australian evergreen leguminous shrubs or subshrubs

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