Nuytsia


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Related to Nuytsia: Rhinanthus minor
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Noun1.Nuytsia - one species
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Loranthaceae, Loranthaceae, mistletoe family - in some classification includes Viscaceae: parasitic or hemiparasitic shrublets or shrubs or small trees of tropical and temperate regions; attach to hosts by haustoria
fire tree, flame tree, Nuytsia floribunda, Christmas tree - a terrestrial evergreen shrub or small tree of western Australia having brilliant yellow-orange flowers; parasitic on roots of grasses
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Southwest Australia has the most extraordinary plant called Nuytsia floribunda or commonly dubbed as the Australian Christmas tree.
I cannot go on with his collection, and the seeds of the Nuytsia Floribunda will all be shed
Whereas most mistletoe plants are bits of shrubby fluff parasitizing trees, Australia's Nuytsia floribunda--itself a tree--grows an underground network that parasitizes smaller plants, such as grass and even the domesticated garden carrot.