- n Chorizema genus of Australian twining vines and small shrubs: flame peas
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n chorizema A genus of plants of the family Fabaceæ, consisting of about fifteen species, all Australian. They are shrubs of a diffuse or half-climbing habit, with thick and shining simple evergreen leaves and pea-like red or yellow flowers. C. varium and C. ilicifolium are two of the species grown in the United States as greenhouse subjects.