Clianthus Lindl.

Greek kleos — glory, anthos — flower, referring to the brilliantly coloured flowers.

For description see C. puniceus.

1 species from New Zealand.

Seed or cuttings.

Shrubs with leaves odd-pinnate; stamens 10, 9 fused, 1 free; standard about 6 cm long; style bearded.

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Fabaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Fabales
family       Fabaceae
Higher taxa
Subordinate taxa
species         Clianthus puniceus (G.Don) Lindl.