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Noun1.Stenocarpus - small genus of timber trees; Australia to Malaysia
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
firewheel tree, Stenocarpus sinuatus, wheel tree - eastern Australian tree widely cultivated as a shade tree and for its glossy leaves and circular clusters of showy red to orange-scarlet flowers
scrub beefwood, Stenocarpus salignus, beefwood - tree or tall shrub with shiny leaves and umbels of fragrant creamy-white flowers; yields hard heavy reddish wood
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One possible synapomorphy for the tribe is an absence of obvious leaf surface striations, since across this tribe striations have only been observed in some species of Stenocarpus (Carpenter, 1994).
A number of other leaf fossils from Australia and New Zealand may well belong to tribe Embothrieae, and are especially reminiscent of Alloxylon and Stenocarpus (Blackburn, 1985; Hill & Merrifield, 1993; Pole, 1998; R.