Corokia


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Noun1.Corokia - evergreen shrubs with intricately twisted wiry stems that in summer are smothered in small yellow flowers; grows in New Zealand
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Cornaceae, dogwood family, family Cornaceae - a rosid dicot family of the order Umbellales including: genera Aucuba, Cornus, Corokia, Curtisia, Griselinia, Helwingia
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The supporting cast, from top: a wispy 'Little Prince' Corokia cotoneaskr, a rosette-shaped 'Blue Glow' agave, and a Heuchera 'Plum Pudding'.
It's also not necessary because most hummingbird feeders have red parts, which helps attract the birds to them initially, the Extension Service advises, although in the wild, many of the flowers hummingbirds favor - including the deep blue of the groundcover lithodora, yellow corokia blossoms and white jasmine - have no red coloration at all.
In Argophyllaceae, Corokia has a bi- or unilocular gynoecium with one ovule per locule and the unilocular flowers are monosymmetric (Philipson, 1967).