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|Noun||1.||Proteaceae - large family of Australian and South African shrubs and trees with leathery leaves and clustered mostly tetramerous flowers; constitutes the order Proteales|
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Bartle Frere, genus Bartle-Frere, green dinosaur - a living fossil or so-called `green dinosaur'; genus or subfamily of primitive nut-bearing trees thought to have died out 50 million years ago; a single specimen found in 1994 on Mount Bartle Frere in eastern Australia; not yet officially named
genus Protea - type genus of Proteaceae; tropical African shrubs
genus Banksia - important genus of Australian evergreen shrubs or trees with alternate leathery leaves and yellowish flowers
Conospermum, genus Conospermum - Australian shrubs (some trees) with flowers in dense spikes: smoke bush
Embothrium, genus Embothrium - small genus of South American evergreen shrubs or small trees with long willowy branches and flowers in flamboyant terminal clusters
genus Grevillea - large genus of Australian shrubs and trees having usually showy orange or red flowers
genus Hakea, Hakea - Australian shrubs and small trees with evergreen usually spiny leaves and dense clusters of showy flowers
genus Leucadendron, Leucadendron - large genus of evergreen trees and shrubs having silvery white leaves and solitary terminal flowers with conspicuous silvery bracts
genus Lomatia - small genus of low-growing evergreens of Chile and Australia; some yield dyes
genus Macadamia - trees or shrubs; Madagascar to Australia
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