HyperDic: genus_phaseolus

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Phaseolus:
NOUNplantgenus Phaseolus, Phaseolusherbs of warm regions including most American beans
English > genus Phaseolus: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningherbs of warm regions including most American beans.
SynonymPhaseolus
Member ofPapilionoideae, subfamily PapilionoideaeAlternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
Memberscommon bean, common bean plant, Phaseolus vulgarisThe common annual twining or bushy bean plant grown for its edible seeds or pods
green beanA common bean plant cultivated for its slender green edible pods
kidney bean, frijol, frijoleThe common bean plant grown for the beans rather than the pods (especially a variety with large red kidney-shaped beans)
lima bean, lima bean plant, Phaseolus limensisbush or tall-growing bean plant having large flat edible seeds
sieva bean, butter bean, butter-bean plant, lima bean, Phaseolus lunatusbush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having small flat edible seeds
tepary bean, Phaseolus acutifolius latifoliusTwining plant of southwestern United States and Mexico having roundish white or yellow or brown or black beans
wax beanA common bean plant grown for its edible golden pod
Broaderrosid dicot genusA genus of dicotyledonous plants
Spanishgenus phaseolus, phaseolus
Catalangenus phaseolus, phaseolus, Phaseolus

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