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(Australian bower plant; family Bignoniaceae)

A genus of lianes, climbing shrubs, and woody plants, which have decussate, compound leaves with-out stipules. The flowers are brightly coloured and held in cymes with a tufted, 5-lobed calyx and a bell-shaped, lobed corolla. The flat, winged seeds develop in a capsule. Several species are grown as ornamentals. There are 6 species, occurring mainly in rain forests in central and eastern Australia, eastern Malesia, and New Caledonia.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

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