Definition of Genus bartle-frere
1. Noun. A living fossil or so-called 'green dinosaur'; genus or subfamily of primitive nut-bearing trees thought to have died out 50 million years ago; a single specimen found in 1994 on Mount Bartle Frere in eastern Australia; not yet officially named.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Genus, Magnoliopsid Genus
Group relationships: Family Proteaceae, Protea Family, Proteaceae