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Noun1.Anigozanthus - genus of monocotyledonous plants with curious woolly flowers on sturdy stems above a fan of sword-shaped leaves; includes kangaroo's paw and Australian sword lily; sometimes placed in family Amaryllidaceae
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
bloodwort family, family Haemodoraceae, Haemodoraceae - some genera placed in family Liliaceae
Anigozanthus manglesii, Australian sword lily, kangaroo paw, kangaroo-foot plant, kangaroo's paw, kangaroo's-foot - sedgelike spring-flowering herb having clustered flowers covered with woolly hairs; Australia
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50) stamps depict the Cooktown Orchid Dendrobium phalaenopsis, the Red and Green Kangaroo Paw Anigozanthos manglesii and Sturt's Desert Pea Swainsona Formosa respectively.
Haemodoraceae have some monosymmetric genera in both subfamilies, such as Pyrrorhiza (with one stamen), Schiekia, Wachendorfia in Haemodoroideae, and the conspicuously bilabiate Anigozanthos in Conostylidoideae (Simpson, 1990, 1998).
Spatial and developmental variation in seed dormancy characteristics in the fire-responsive species anigozanthos manglesii (Haemodoraceae) from Western Australia.
2009; Hopper & Burbidge, 1978; Husband & Barrett, 1992; Orth & Waddington, 1997) with bird pollination reported only for the genus Anigozanthos (family Haemodoraceae) (Hopper & Burbidge, 1978) and bat pollination not reported at all (Fleming et al.