Fatsia

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Fatsia

 

a genus of evergreen shrubs or small trees of the family Araliaceae. The leaves are large and palmately lobed. The tiny pentamerous or hexamerous inconspicuous flowers are in small umbels, gathered into large panicles. The only species is the houseplant F. japonica.

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