Pseudowintera


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Noun1.Pseudowintera - evergreen shrubs or small trees of Australia and New Zealand
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
family Winteraceae, Winteraceae, winter's bark family - small family of chiefly tropical shrubs and trees of genera Drimys and Pseudowintera; sometimes included in Magnoliaceae
pepper shrub, Pseudowintera colorata, Wintera colorata - evergreen shrub or small tree whose foliage is conspicuously blotched with red and yellow and having small black fruits
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Botanical Names: Pseudowintera colorata, Pseudowintera axillaris
Vesselless woody angiosperms all have scalariform widening of pits on end walls of wider tracheids: Amborella (Carlquist & Schneider, 2001), Trochodendraceae (including Tetracentron: Carlquist, 1988), and some Winteraceae (notably Tasmannia and Zygogynum, but not Exospermum or Pseudowintera: Carlquist, 1989).
* Forest Herbs Research Ltd: FHRL manages the world's only farm, situated in pristine NZ rainforest, producing certified organic Active Horopito, (Pseudowintera colorata), an antifungal and antiyeast herb that is unique to New Zealand.
Horopito (Pseudowintera colorata), also known as the New Zealand pepper tree, is a traditional Maori treatment for fungal infections.
Gould remembered that one of their study subjects, a New Zealand piebald shrub called Pseudowintera colorata, developed small red pimples on its leaves where aphids pricked them to suck sap.