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Noun1.Ceratopetalum - a dicotyledonous genus of the family Cunoniaceae
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
cunonia family, Cunoniaceae, family Cunoniaceae - trees or shrubs or climbers; mostly southern hemisphere
Ceratopetalum gummiferum, Christmas bush, Christmas tree - Australian tree or shrub with red flowers; often used in Christmas decoration
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[52] in the cryopreservation of the seeds of the 'Christmas bush' (Ceratopetalum gummiferum) and the shoot tips of the African violet (Saintpaulia ionantha Wendl.) respectively, with both stating that this step is essential to reduce shock to the cryopreserved plant tissue.
Further, the long intermast periods observed for Chrysophyllum may not be unusual in other species at this site; one wind-dispersed species, Ceratopetalum succirubrum (Cunoniaceae), has probably only masted twice since 1965 (Connell et al.