Anopterus

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Bean

Family

  • Escalloniaceae

Species in genus

Glossary

endemic
(of a plant or an animal) Found in a native state only within a defined region or country.
ovary
Lowest part of the carpel containing the ovules; later developing into the fruit.
ovate
Egg-shaped; broadest towards the stem.

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Bean

A genus of two species, one (described here) endemic to Tasmania, the other found on the Australian mainland. From Escallonia it differs chiefly in its flowers, with six to nine ovate petals and superior, single-chambered ovary; and in its winged seeds.

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