HyperDic: genus_lonchocarpus

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Lonchocarpus:
NOUNplantgenus Lonchocarpus, Lonchocarpusgenus of chiefly tropical American shrubs and trees having pinnate leaves and red or white flowers
English > genus Lonchocarpus: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaninggenus of chiefly tropical American shrubs and trees having pinnate leaves and red or white flowers.
SynonymLonchocarpus
Member ofPapilionoideae, subfamily PapilionoideaeAlternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
MemberscubeAny of several tropical American woody plants of the genus Lonchocarpus whose roots are used locally as a fish poison and commercially as a source of rotenone
Broaderrosid dicot genusA genus of dicotyledonous plants
Spanishgenus lonchocarpus, lonchocarpus
Catalangenus lonchocarpus, lonchocarpus

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