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Noun1.Plagianthus - small genus of shrubs and trees of Australia and New Zealand
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Malvaceae, mallow family, Malvaceae - herbs and shrubs and some trees: mallows; cotton; okra
Plagianthus betulinus, Plagianthus regius, ribbon tree, ribbonwood - deciduous New Zealand tree whose inner bark yields a strong fiber that resembles flax and is called New Zealand cotton
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In Byttnerioideae, Kleinhovia has elaborate monosymmetry (personal observation), in Melochia sigmoid curvature occurs (Machado & Sazima, 2008), and the unicarpellate Waltheria and Plagianthus are monosymmetric by reduction (Bayer & Kubitzki, 2003).