HyperDic: genus_rauwolfia

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Rauwolfia:
NOUNplantgenus Rauwolfia, genus Rauvolfiapantropical genus of somewhat poisonous shrubs and small trees
English > genus Rauwolfia: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningpantropical genus of somewhat poisonous shrubs and small trees.
Synonymgenus Rauvolfia
Member ofApocynaceae, family Apocynaceae, dogbane familychiefly tropical trees or shrubs or herbs having milky juice and often showy flowers
Membersrauwolfia, rauvolfiaAny shrub or small tree of the genus Rauwolfia having leaves in whorls and cymose flowers
Broaderdicot genus, magnoliopsid genusgenus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Spanishgenus rauvolfia, genus rauwolfia
Catalangenus rauvolfia, genus rauwolfia

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