Knightia


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Noun1.Knightia - small genus of trees or shrubs of New Zealand and New Caledonia
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Proteaceae, protea family, Proteaceae - large family of Australian and South African shrubs and trees with leathery leaves and clustered mostly tetramerous flowers; constitutes the order Proteales
New Zealand honeysuckle, rewa-rewa - slender elegant tree of New Zealand having racemes of red flowers and yielding valuable mottled red timber
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kníghtia
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One of the surprising finds in the Newvale leafbed was a diverse range of Proteaceae leaves, as the modern New Zealand flora includes just two species in two genera: Knightia and Toronia.
The show is packed with beautiful works - from botanical studies of plants with dramatic-sounding Latin names like Knightia excelsa to Edmund Dulac's The Entomologist's Dream, a terrified professor watching as his butterfly specimens come back to life and flutter around his room.
Distribucion y sustratos: existen registros sobre hojas caidas de Persea borbonia en Estados Unidos (Pirozynski y Hodges, 1973) y sobre Knightia excelsa y Myrica cerifera en Nueva Zelanda (Nag Raj y Kendrick, 1975).