from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of leguminous shrubs of the tribe Genisteæ and subtribe Bossiææ, characterized by the two-lipped calyx, orbicular banner-petal, monadelphous stamens, uniform versatile anthers, and broad flat two-valved pod, opening elastically along the lower suture, broadly winged upon the other.
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- noun small genus of Australian evergreen leguminous shrubs or subshrubs
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