from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of perennial leguminous herbs, belonging to the tribe Phaseoleæ, or bean family, most nearly related to Hardenbergia, but differing from it in the more showy red or purple flowers and longer keel (relatively to the wings).

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  • noun genus of Australian woody vines having showy red or purplish flowers


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