magnoliopsid genus

Definitions of magnoliopsid genus
  1. noun
    genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
    synonyms: dicot genus
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    magnoliid dicot genus
    genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
    hamamelid dicot genus
    genus of mostly woody relatively primitive dicotyledonous flowering plants with flowers often unisexual and often borne in catkins
    caryophylloid dicot genus
    genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
    dilleniid dicot genus
    genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
    asterid dicot genus
    genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
    rosid dicot genus
    a genus of dicotyledonous plants
    Myrica, genus Myrica
    deciduous aromatic shrubs or small trees
    Comptonia, genus Comptonia
    one species: sweet fern
    Leitneria, genus Leitneria
    one species: corkwood
    Apocynum, genus Apocynum
    perennial herbs with small pink or white flowers
    Acocanthera, Acokanthera, genus Acocanthera, genus Acokanthera
    small genus of trees and shrubs containing strongly toxic cardiac glycosides; Arabia to Africa
    Adenium, genus Adenium
    one species: succulent shrub or tree of tropical Africa and Arabia
    genus Allamanda
    genus of tropical American woody vines
    Alstonia, genus Alstonia
    genus of evergreen trees or shrubs with white funnel-shaped flowers and milky sap; tropical Africa to southeastern Asia and Polynesia
    Amsonia, genus Amsonia
    genus of herbs and subshrubs with milky juice and showy bluish flowers; Europe to Asia Minor to Japan and North America
    Beaumontia, genus Beaumontia
    small genus of evergreen woody vines in the East Indies and Asia
    genus Carissa
    Old World genus of tropical evergreen usually spiny shrubs
    Catharanthus, genus Catharanthus
    small genus of erect annual or perennial herbs native to Madagascar; widely naturalized in the tropics; formerly included in genus Vinca
    Holarrhena, genus Holarrhena
    genus of deciduous trees and shrubs of tropical Africa and Asia
    Dipladenia, Mandevilla, genus Dipladenia, genus Mandevilla
    genus of tropical South American tuberous perennial woody vines with large racemose flowers and milky sap
    Nerium, genus Nerium
    one species: oleander
    Plumeria, Plumiera, genus Plumeria
    deciduous shrubs and trees of tropical America having branches like candelabra and fragrant white or pink flowers
    genus Rauvolfia, genus Rauwolfia
    pantropical genus of somewhat poisonous shrubs and small trees
    genus Strophanthus
    genus of tropical Asiatic and African shrubs and woody vines and small trees
    Tabernaemontana, genus Tabernaemontana
    evergreen tropical trees and shrubs with milky sap
    Thevetia, genus Thevetia
    genus of poisonous tropical American evergreen shrubs and trees having entire leaves and large cymose flowers
    Trachelospermum, genus Trachelospermum
    genus of Asiatic woody vines with milky sap in leaves and stems
    Vinca, genus Vinca
    periwinkles: low creeping evergreen perennials
    Aristolochia, genus Aristolochia
    birthworts; Dutchman's-pipe
    Asarum, genus Asarum
    wild ginger
    Nopalea, genus Nopalea
    a genus of the cactus family with scarlet flowers
    genus Primula
    very large and important genus of plants of temperate Europe and Asia having showy flowers
    Anagallis, genus Anagallis
    chiefly Old World herbs
    Centunculus, genus Centunculus
    a dicotyledonous genus of the family Primulaceae
    genus Cyclamen
    genus of widely cultivated flowering Eurasian herbs with centrally depressed rounded tubers and rounded heart-shaped leaves
    Glaux, genus Glaux
    sea milkwort
    Hottonia, genus Hottonia
    aquatic herbs
    Lysimachia, genus Lysimachia
    loosestrife: a cosmopolitan genus found in damp or swampy terrain having usually yellow flowers; inclined to be invasive
    Samolus, genus Samolus
    genus of herbs usually growing in salt marshes: water pimpernels
    Myrsine, genus Myrsine
    evergreen trees and shrubs having aromatic foliage; Africa; Asia (New Zealand)
    Ardisia, genus Ardisia
    tropical evergreen subshrubs (some climbers) to trees of Asia and Australasia to Americas
    genus Plumbago
    shrubs and herbs and woody vines of warm regions: leadwort
    Armeria, genus Armeria
    shrubby or herbaceous low-growing evergreen perennials
    Limonium, genus Limonium
    sea lavender
    Jacquinia, genus Jacquinia
    sometimes placed in family Myrsinaceae
    Cucurbita, genus Cucurbita
    type genus of the Cucurbitaceae
    genus Bryonia
    climbing perennial herbs: bryony
    Citrullus, genus Citrullus
    a dicot genus of the family Cucurbitaceae including watermelons
    Cucumis, genus Cucumis
    cucumbers; muskmelons
    Ecballium, genus Ecballium
    exploding cucumber; squirting cucumber
    Lagenaria, genus Lagenaria
    bottle gourds
    genus Luffa
    dishcloth gourds
    Momordica, genus Momordica
    Old World tropical vine
    Goodenia
    a genus of shrubs and herbs that grow in Australia and New Guinea and Malaysia and southeast Asia
    genus Lobelia
    in some classifications considered the type genus of a separate family Lobeliaceae
    Bartle Frere, genus Bartle-Frere, green dinosaur
    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
    genus Protea
    type genus of Proteaceae; tropical African shrubs
    genus Banksia
    important genus of Australian evergreen shrubs or trees with alternate leathery leaves and yellowish flowers
    Conospermum, genus Conospermum
    Australian shrubs (some trees) with flowers in dense spikes: smoke bush
    Embothrium, genus Embothrium
    small genus of South American evergreen shrubs or small trees with long willowy branches and flowers in flamboyant terminal clusters
    Guevina, genus Guevina
    one species: Chilean nut
    genus Grevillea
    large genus of Australian shrubs and trees having usually showy orange or red flowers
    Hakea, genus Hakea
    Australian shrubs and small trees with evergreen usually spiny leaves and dense clusters of showy flowers
    Knightia, genus Knightia
    small genus of trees or shrubs of New Zealand and New Caledonia
    Lambertia, genus Lambertia
    small genus of Australian shrubs
    Leucadendron, genus Leucadendron
    large genus of evergreen trees and shrubs having silvery white leaves and solitary terminal flowers with conspicuous silvery bracts
    genus Lomatia
    small genus of low-growing evergreens of Chile and Australia; some yield dyes
    genus Macadamia
    trees or shrubs; Madagascar to Australia
    Orites, genus Orites
    small genus of Australian shrubs or trees
    Persoonia, genus Persoonia
    Australian undershrubs to small trees: geebungs
    Stenocarpus, genus Stenocarpus
    small genus of timber trees; Australia to Malaysia
    Telopea, genus Telopea
    Australian evergreen shrubs: waratahs
    Xylomelum, genus Xylomelum
    small species of Australian trees or shrubs; grown for their fruit and flowers
    genus Casuarina
    genus of trees and shrubs widely naturalized in southern United States and West Indies; coextensive with the family Casuarinaceae and order Casuarinales
    Clethra, genus Clethra
    type and sole genus of the Clethraceae; deciduous shrubs or small trees: white alder, summer-sweet
    Centaurium, genus Centaurium
    genus of low-growing herbs mostly of northern hemisphere having flowers with protruding spirally twisted anthers
    Eustoma, genus Eustoma
    small genus of herbs of warm regions of southern North America to northern South America
    Exacum, genus Exacum
    genus of tropical Asiatic and African plants: especially Persian violets
    Frasera, genus Frasera
    genus of North American herbs: columbo; includes some species sometimes placed in genus Swertia
    Gentiana, genus Gentiana
    type genus of the Gentianaceae; cosmopolitan genus of herbs nearly cosmopolitan in cool temperate regions; in some classifications includes genera Gentianopsis and Gentianella
    Gentianella, genus Gentianella
    genus of herbs with flowers that resemble gentian; in some classifications included in genus Gentiana
    Gentianopsis, genus Gentianopsis
    genus of fringed gentians; in some classifications included in genus Gentiana
    Halenia, genus Halenia
    genus of herbs of Eurasia and the Americas: spurred gentians
    genus Sabbatia
    genus of smooth slender North American herbs with showy flowers
    Swertia, genus Swertia
    genus of herbs of mountains of North America and Eurasia and Africa
    Salvadora, genus Salvadora
    genus of evergreen trees or shrubs; fruit is a drupe; grows in Africa through Arabia to India and China
    Olea, genus Olea
    evergreen trees and shrubs having oily one-seeded fruits
    Chionanthus, genus Chionanthus
    deciduous trees or shrubs: fringe tree
    genus Forestiera
    genus of often spiny American shrubs and trees
    genus Forsythia
    forsythia
    Fraxinus, genus Fraxinus
    ash
    Jasminum, genus Jasminum
    shrubs and woody climbers mostly of tropical and temperate Old World: jasmine; jessamine
    Ligustrum, genus Ligustrum
    genus of Old World shrubs: privet
    Osmanthus, genus Osmanthus
    widely distributed genus of evergreen shrubs or trees of southern United States and Middle East and China and Japan
    Phillyrea, genus Phillyrea
    small genus of evergreen shrubs of the Mediterranean region
    Syringa, genus Syringa
    genus of Old World shrubs or low trees having fragrant flowers in showy panicles: lilacs
    Hamamelidanthum, genus Hamamelidanthum
    genus of fossil plants of the Oligocene having flowers resembling those of the witch hazel; found in Baltic region
    Hamamelidoxylon, genus Hamamelidoxylon
    genus of fossil plants having wood identical with or similar to that of the witch hazel
    Hamamelites, genus Hamamelites
    genus of fossil plants having leaves similar to those of the witch hazel
    Juglans, genus Juglans
    type genus of the Juglandaceae
    Carya, genus Carya
    genus of large deciduous nut-bearing trees; United States and China
    Pterocarya, genus Pterocarya
    Asiatic nut trees: wing nuts
    genus Combretum
    type genus of the Combretaceae: tropical and subtropical small shrubs and trees
    Conocarpus, genus Conocarpus
    monotypic genus of tropical American trees: button tree
    Elaeagnus, genus Elaeagnus
    oleaster
    Myriophyllum, genus Myriophyllum
    chiefly monoecious and usually aquatic herbs (as the milfoils)
    Grias, genus Grias
    anchovy pear tree
    Bertholletia, genus Bertholletia
    brazil nut
    Lythrum, genus Lythrum
    loosestrife
    Myrtus, genus Myrtus
    type genus of the Myrtaceae
    Pimenta, genus Pimenta
    allspice tree
    Eugenia, genus Eugenia
    tropical trees and shrubs with aromatic leaves and often valuable hard wood
    genus Feijoa
    small South American shrubs or trees
    Jambos, genus Jambos
    used in some classifications for rose apples (Eugenia jambos)
    Myrcia, Myrciaria, genus Myrciaria
    a genus of tropical American trees and shrubs of the myrtle family
    Psidium, genus Psidium
    guavas
    genus Eucalyptus
    tall trees native to the Australian region; source of timber and medicinal oils from the aromatic leaves
    Syzygium, genus Syzygium
    a tropical evergreen tree of the myrtle family native to the East Indies but cultivated elsewhere
    Nyssa, genus Nyssa
    tupelos: deciduous trees of moist habitats especially swamps and beside ponds
    genus Fuchsia
    large genus of decorative tropical shrubs with pendulous tetramerous flowers
    Oenothera, genus Oenothera
    chiefly North American herbs with usually nocturnal flowers
    Punica, genus Punica
    coextensive with the family Punicaceae
    Rhizophora, genus Rhizophora
    type genus of the Rhizophoraceae; a small genus of tropical trees and shrubs
    genus Daphne
    usually evergreen Eurasian shrubs
    Dirca, genus Dirca
    deciduous shrub of North America: leatherwood
    Trapa, genus Trapa
    small genus of Eurasian aquatic perennial herbs: water chestnut
    Urtica, genus Urtica
    a nettle yielding fiber resembling flax
    Boehmeria, genus Boehmeria
    false nettle
    Helxine, Soleirolia, genus Helxine, genus Soleirolia
    one species; a dwarf creeping mat-forming evergreen herb
    Laportea, genus Laportea
    mostly tropical stinging herbs or trees: nettle
    Parietaria, genus Parietaria
    small genus of stingless herbs
    Pilea, genus Pilea
    low-growing tropical perennials grown for their stingless foliage
    Pipturus, genus Pipturus
    an Australian genus of woody plants of the family Urticaceae
    genus Cannabis
    hemp: genus of coarse annuals native to central Asia and widely naturalized in north temperate regions; in some classifications included in the family Moraceae
    Humulus, genus Humulus
    hops: hardy perennial vines of Europe, North America and central and eastern Asia producing a latex sap; in some classifications included in the family Urticaceae
    Morus, genus Morus
    type genus of the Moraceae: mulberries
    Maclura, genus Maclura
    yellowwood trees or shrubs
    Artocarpus, genus Artocarpus
    evergreen Asiatic trees now grown through the tropics: breadfruit; jackfruit
    Ficus, genus Ficus
    large genus of tropical trees or shrubs or climbers including fig trees
    Broussonetia, genus Broussonetia
    paper mulberry
    Cecropia, genus Cecropia
    large genus of tropical American trees that yield a bast fiber used for cordage and bark used in tanning; milky juice yields caoutchouc
    Ulmus, genus Ulmus
    type genus of family Ulmaceae; deciduous trees having simple serrate leaves; widely distributed in temperate regions
    Celtis, genus Celtis
    large genus of trees and shrubs with berrylike fruit
    Planera, genus Planera
    a deciduous tree of the family Ulmaceae that grows in the southeastern United States
    Trema, genus Trema
    an evergreen tree of the family Ulmaceae that grows in tropical America and Africa and Asia
    Menyanthes, genus Menyanthes
    the type genus of the Menyanthaceae; one species: bogbeans
    Logania, genus Logania
    type genus of the Loganiaceae; Australian and New Zealand shrubs sometimes cultivated for their flowers
    genus Buddleia
    shrubs or trees of warm regions
    Gelsemium, genus Gelsemium
    evergreen twining shrubs of Americas and southeastern Asia
    Plantago, genus Plantago
    type genus of the family Plantaginaceae; large cosmopolitan genus of mostly small herbs
    Polygonum, genus Polygonum
    diverse genus of herbs or woody subshrubs of north temperate regions
    Fagopyrum, genus Fagopyrum
    buckwheat; in some classifications included in the genus Polygonum
    genus Eriogonum
    North American herbs of the buckwheat family
    Rheum, genus Rheum
    rhubarb
    Rumex, genus Rumex
    docks: coarse herbs and shrubs mainly native to north temperate regions
    Dodonaea, genus Dodonaea
    a genus of tropical shrub or tree
    Sapindus, genus Sapindus
    type genus of the Sapindaceae
    Blighia, genus Blighia
    small genus of western African evergreen trees and shrubs bearing fleshy capsular three-seeded fruits edible when neither unripe nor overripe
    Cardiospermum, genus Cardiospermum
    tendril-climbing herbs or shrubs whose seeds have a white heart-shaped spot
    Dimocarpus, genus Dimocarpus
    longan
    genus Harpullia
    genus of tropical Asiatic and African trees
    genus Litchi
    Chinese trees
    Melicocca, Melicoccus, genus Melicocca, genus Melicoccus
    tropical American trees and shrubs bearing berries
    Nephelium, genus Nephelium
    a genus of dicotyledonous trees of the family Sapindaceae that are native to Asia and Australia
    Buxus, genus Buxus
    type genus of the Buxaceae
    genus Pachysandra
    evergreen perennial procumbent subshrubs or herbs
    Celastrus, genus Celastrus
    genus of woody vines and erect shrubs (type genus of the Celastraceae) that is native chiefly to Asia and Australia: includes bittersweet
    Euonymus, genus Euonymus
    widely distributed chiefly evergreen shrubs or small trees or vines
    genus Cyrilla
    one species: trees and shrubs having flowers with acute or twisted petals and wingless fruit
    Cliftonia, genus Cliftonia
    one species: titi
    Empetrum, genus Empetrum
    crowberries
    Acer, genus Acer
    type genus of the Aceraceae; trees or shrubs having winged fruit
    Dipteronia, genus Dipteronia
    small genus of large deciduous shrubs having large clusters of winged seeds that turn red as they mature; central and southern China
    Ilex, genus Ilex
    a large genus of dicotyledonous trees and shrubs of the family Aquifoliaceae that have small flowers and berries (including hollies)
    Anacardium, genus Anacardium
    type genus of the Anacardiaceae: cashew
    Astronium, genus Astronium
    a genus of dicotyledonous plants of the family Anacardiaceae
    Cotinus, genus Cotinus
    smoke trees
    Malosma, genus Malosma
    one species; often included in the genus Rhus
    Mangifera, genus Mangifera
    tropical tree native to Asia bearing fleshy fruit
    Pistacia, genus Pistacia
    a dicotyledonous genus of trees of the family Anacardiaceae having drupaceous fruit
    Rhodosphaera, genus Rhodosphaera
    one species; an Australian evergreen sumac
    Rhus, genus Rhus
    deciduous or evergreen shrubs and shrubby trees of temperate and subtropical North America, South Africa, eastern Asia and northeastern Australia; usually limited to nonpoisonous sumacs (see genus Toxicodendron)
    Schinus, genus Schinus
    genus of evergreen shrubs and trees of tropical and subtropical regions of South and Central America and Canary Islands and China
    Spondias, genus Spondias
    tropical trees having one-seeded fruit
    Toxicodendron, genus Toxicodendron
    in some classifications: comprising those members of the genus Rhus having foliage that is poisonous to the touch; of North America and northern South America
    Aesculus, genus Aesculus
    deciduous trees or some shrubs of North America; southeastern Europe; eastern Asia
    Staphylea, genus Staphylea
    a genus of small trees or shrubs of the family Staphylaceae
    Diospyros, genus Diospyros
    a genus of trees or shrubs that have beautiful and valuable wood
    Achras, genus Achras
    tropical trees having papery leaves and large fruit
    Bumelia, genus Bumelia
    deciduous or evergreen American shrubs small trees having very hard wood and milky latex
    Calocarpum, genus Calocarpum
    a genus of tropical American trees of the family Sapotaceae
    Chrysophyllum, genus Chrysophyllum
    tropical American evergreen trees or shrubs
    Manilkara, genus Manilkara
    genus of large evergreen trees with milky latex; pantropical
    Palaquium, genus Palaquium
    large genus of Malaysian trees with milky juice and leathery leaves
    Payena, genus Payena
    genus of medium to large Malaysian trees yielding gutta-percha
    Pouteria, genus Pouteria
    tropical American timber tree with edible fruit (canistel)
    Symplocus, genus Symplocus
    type and sole genus of Symplocaceae including sweetleaf
    genus Styrax
    deciduous or evergreen shrubs and small trees
    Halesia, genus Halesia
    deciduous small trees or shrubs of China and eastern North America
    Sarracenia, genus Sarracenia
    pitcher plants
    Darlingtonia, genus Darlingtonia
    one species: California pitcher plant
    Heliamphora, genus Heliamphora
    genus of pitcher plants of the Guiana Highlands in South America
    Nepenthes, genus Nepenthes
    pitcher plants
    Drosera, genus Drosera
    the type genus of Droseraceae including many low bog-inhabiting insectivorous plants
    Dionaea, genus Dionaea
    a genus of the family Droseraceae
    Aldrovanda, genus Aldrovanda
    one species: waterwheel plant
    Drosophyllum, genus Drosophyllum
    one species
    genus Roridula
    insectivorous undershrubs of South Africa; in some classifications placed in the family Droseraceae
    Cordia, genus Cordia
    tropical deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs of the family Boraginaceae
    genus Convolvulus
    genus of mostly climbing or scrambling herbs and shrubs: bindweed
    Argyreia, genus Argyreia
    woody climbers of tropical Asia to Australia
    Calystegia, genus Calystegia
    climbing or scrambling herbs: bindweed
    Cuscuta, genus Cuscuta
    genus of twining leafless parasitic herbs lacking chlorophyll: dodder
    genus Dichondra
    genus of chiefly tropical prostrate perennial herbs with creeping stems that root at the nodes
    Ipomoea, genus Ipomoea
    morning glory
    Monardella, genus Monardella
    a genus of fragrant herbs of the family Labiatae in the western United States
    Rhamnus, genus Rhamnus
    type genus of the Rhamnaceae: buckthorns
    Colubrina, genus Colubrina
    mostly tropical American shrubs or small trees with small yellowish flowers and yellow or red fruits
    Ziziphus, genus Ziziphus
    spiny chiefly tropical American and Asiatic shrubs: jujubes
    Paliurus, genus Paliurus
    thorny Eurasian shrubs
    Pomaderris, genus Pomaderris
    a genus of Australasian shrubs and trees
    Vitis, genus Vitis
    the type genus of the family Vitaceae; woody vines with simple leaves and small flowers; includes a wide variety of grapes
    Parthenocissus, genus Parthenocissus
    woody vines having disklike tips on the tendrils
    Piper, genus Piper
    type genus of the Piperaceae: large genus of chiefly climbing tropical shrubs
    genus Peperomia
    large genus of small tropical usually succulent herbs
    Chloranthus, genus Chloranthus
    type genus of the Chloranthaceae
    Saururus, genus Saururus
    type genus of the Saururaceae: lizard's-tails
    Anemopsis, genus Anemopsis
    one species: yerba mansa
    Houttuynia, genus Houttuynia
    one species; east Asian low-growing plant of wet places
    Asclepias, genus Asclepias
    genus of chiefly North American perennial herbs: silkweed; milkweed
    Araujia, genus Araujia
    small genus of South American evergreen vines
    genus Cynancum
    genus of perennial tropical African lianas
    genus Hoya
    large genus of climbing shrubs of Australia and Asia and Polynesia
    Periploca, genus Periploca
    genus of woody vines of warm regions of the Old World
    Sarcostemma, genus Sarcostemma
    succulent subshrubs or vines; tropical and subtropical India and Africa and Malaysia
    genus Stapelia
    genus of foul-smelling plants resembling cacti; found from Africa to East India
    genus Stephanotis
    genus of Old World tropical woody vines
    Vincetoxicum, genus Vincetoxicum
    genus of chiefly tropical American vines having cordate leaves and large purple or greenish cymose flowers; supposedly having powers as an antidote
    Annona, genus Annona
    type genus of the Annonaceae; tropical American trees or shrubs
    Asimina, genus Asimina
    pawpaw
    Cananga, Canangium, genus Cananga, genus Canangium
    a genus of Malayan tree
    Oxandra, genus Oxandra
    genus of tropical trees
    Xylopia, genus Xylopia
    tropical evergreen trees or shrubs; chiefly African
    Berberis, genus Berberis
    large genus of shrubs of temperate zones of New and Old Worlds
    Caulophyllum, genus Caulophyllum
    blue cohosh
    Epimedium, genus Epimedium
    herbaceous perennials of Mediterranean to India and eastern Asia
    Mahonia, genus Mahonia
    evergreen shrubs and small trees of North and Central America and Asia
    Podophyllum, genus Podophyllum
    perennial rhizomatous herbs
    Calycanthus, genus Calycanthus
    a magnoliid dicot genus of the family Calycanthaceae including: allspice
    Chimonanthus, genus Chimonanthus
    small genus of Asian deciduous or evergreen shrubs having fragrant flowers: winter sweet
    Ceratophyllum, genus Ceratophyllum
    constituting the family Ceratophyllaceae: hornworts
    Cercidiphyllum, genus Cercidiphyllum
    one species: katsura tree
    Lardizabala, genus Lardizabala
    evergreen monoecious climbers of South America having dark mauve-blue edible berries
    Laurus, genus Laurus
    small evergreen trees or shrubs with aromatic leaves
    Cinnamomum, genus Cinnamomum
    Asiatic and Australian aromatic trees and shrubs
    Lindera, genus Lindera
    aromatic evergreen or deciduous dioecious shrubs or trees of eastern Asia and North America
    Benzoin, genus Benzoin
    used in some classifications for the American spicebush and certain other plants often included in the genus Lindera
    Persea, genus Persea
    avocado
    genus Sassafras
    a genus of sassafras
    Umbellularia, genus Umbellularia
    aromatic evergreen trees of Pacific coast
    Illicium, genus Illicium
    anise trees: evergreen trees with aromatic leaves
    genus Magnolia
    shrubs or trees of North America or Asia having entire evergreen or deciduous leaves; among most ancient of angiosperm genera
    Liriodendron, genus Liriodendron
    tulip trees
    Menispermum, genus Menispermum
    climbing herbs
    Cocculus, genus Cocculus
    climbing plants or shrubs
    Myristica, genus Myristica
    type genus of Myristicaceae; tropical Asian evergreen trees with small white or yellow flowers followed by fleshy fruits
    Nymphaea, genus Nymphaea
    the type genus of the family Nymphaeaceae; any of a variety of water lilies
    Nuphar, genus Nuphar
    spatterdocks
    Nelumbo, genus Nelumbo
    sometimes placed in the family Nymphaeaceae: lotuses
    Cabomba, genus Cabomba
    alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae; a small genus of American aquatic plants
    Brasenia, genus Brasenia
    alternatively, a member of the family Nymphaeaceae
    Paeonia, genus Paeonia
    peonies: herbaceous or shrubby plants having showy flowers
    Ranunculus, genus Ranunculus
    annual, biennial or perennial herbs: buttercup; crowfoot
    Aconitum, genus Aconitum
    genus of poisonous plants of temperate regions of northern hemisphere with a vaulted and enlarged petal
    Actaea, genus Actaea
    baneberry
    Adonis, genus Adonis
    annual or perennial herbs
    genus Anemone
    perennial herbs with tuberous roots and beautiful flowers; of north and south temperate regions
    Anemonella, genus Anemonella
    one species: rue anemone
    genus Aquilegia
    columbine
    Caltha, genus Caltha
    a genus of Caltha
    Cimicifuga, genus Cimicifuga
    small genus of perennial herbs of north temperate regions: bugbane
    genus Clematis
    large genus of deciduous or evergreen woody vines or erect herbs
    Coptis, genus Coptis
    small genus of low perennial herbs having yellow rhizomes and white or yellow flowers
    Consolida, genus Consolida
    plants having flowers resembling the larkspur's but differing from larkspur's in the arrangement of petals; sometimes included in genus Delphinium
    genus Delphinium
    large genus of chiefly perennial erect branching herbs of north temperate regions some poisonous
    Eranthis, genus Eranthis
    winter aconite
    Helleborus, genus Helleborus
    a genus of Helleborus
    genus Hepatica
    small genus of perennial herbs of north temperate regions; allied to genus Anemone
    Hydrastis, genus Hydrastis
    small genus of perennial herbs having rhizomes and palmate leaves and small solitary flowers; of northeastern United States and Japan
    Isopyrum, genus Isopyrum
    tufted perennial herbs of northern hemisphere
    Laccopetalum, genus Laccopetalum
    one species: giant buttercup
    genus Nigella
    erect annual Eurasian herbs
    Pulsatilla, genus Pulsatilla
    includes a group of plants that in some classifications are included in the genus Anemone: pasqueflowers
    Thalictrum, genus Thalictrum
    widely distributed genus of perennial herbs: meadow rue
    Trautvetteria, genus Trautvetteria
    small genus of perennial herbs: false bugbane
    Trollius, genus Trollius
    perennial herbs of north temperate regions: globeflowers
    Drimys, genus Drimys
    shrubs and trees of southern hemisphere having aromatic foliage
    Pseudowintera, Wintera, genus Pseudowintera, genus Wintera
    evergreen shrubs or small trees of Australia and New Zealand
    Connarus, genus Connarus
    large genus of tropical trees and shrubs; type genus of the Connaraceae
    Arachis, genus Arachis
    a genus of plants with pods that ripen underground (see peanut)
    Brya, genus Brya
    genus of prickly shrubs and small trees of the Caribbean region; source of a durable hardwood
    Centrolobium, genus Centrolobium
    a genus of Centrolobium
    Coumarouna, Dipteryx, genus Coumarouna, genus Dipteryx
    tropical American trees: tonka beans
    Hymenaea, genus Hymenaea
    genus of tropical American timber trees
    genus Melilotus
    Old World herbs: the sweet clovers
    Swainsona, genus Swainsona
    a genus of Australian herbs and subshrubs: darling peas
    Trifolium, genus Trifolium
    any leguminous plant having leaves divided into three leaflets
    genus Mimosa
    genus of spiny woody shrubs or trees; named for their apparent imitation of animal sensitivity to light and heat and movement
    genus Acacia
    large genus of shrubs and trees and some woody vines of Central and South America, Africa, Australia and Polynesia: wattle; mimosa
    Adenanthera, genus Adenanthera
    small genus of trees of tropical Asia and Pacific areas
    genus Albizia, genus Albizzia
    large genus of unarmed trees and shrubs of Old World tropics
    Anadenanthera, genus Anadenanthera
    2 species of tropical American shrubs or trees
    genus Calliandra
    genus of pinnate-leaved shrubs and small trees of tropical and subtropical North and South America and India and West Africa
    Enterolobium, genus Enterolobium
    small genus of tropical American timber trees closely allied to genus Albizia
    genus Inga
    genus of tropical trees or shrubs
    Leucaena, genus Leucaena
    small genus of tropical evergreen trees or shrubs having pods like those of the acacia
    Lysiloma, genus Lysiloma
    small genus of tropical American trees and shrubs with pinnate leaves and flat straight pods
    Parkia, genus Parkia
    genus of tropical Old World trees: nitta trees
    Piptadenia, genus Piptadenia
    tropical American trees and shrubs; often placed in other genera
    Pithecellobium, Pithecolobium, genus Pithecellobium, genus Pithecolobium
    thorny shrubs and trees of tropical and subtropical America and Asia
    Prosopis, genus Prosopis
    genus of tropical or subtropical branching shrubs or trees: mesquite
    genus Aralia
    type genus of Araliaceae; large widely distributed genus of shrubs and trees and vines: spikenard; Hercules'-club
    Hedera, genus Hedera
    Old World woody vines
    Meryta, genus Meryta
    small to medium evergreen dioecious trees of oceanic climates: puka
    Panax, genus Panax
    perennial herbs of eastern North America and Asia having aromatic tuberous roots: ginseng
    Schefflera, genus Schefflera
    large genus of shrubby and climbing tropical plants having showy digitately compound foliage
    Agrostemma, genus Agrostemma
    a caryophylloid dicot genus including corn cockles
    Arenaria, genus Arenaria
    sandworts
    Cerastium, genus Cerastium
    mouse-eared chickweed
    Dianthus, genus Dianthus
    carnations and pinks
    genus Drypis
    one species
    Gypsophila, genus Gypsophila
    Mediterranean herbs having small white or pink flowers
    Hernaria, genus Hernaria
    low-growing Old World herbs with minute bright green leaves
    Illecebrum, genus Illecebrum
    one species: coral necklace
    genus Lychnis
    genus of plants strongly resembling those of genus Silene: catchfly
    Minuartia, genus Minuartia
    mostly perennial herbs of northern hemisphere often with mat-forming habit; most often placed in genus Arenaria: sandworts
    Moehringia, genus Moehringia
    low-growing herbs widely distributed in temperate and Arctic northern hemisphere: sandworts; distinguished from members of the genus Arenaria mainly by having four-petaled rather than five-petaled flowers
    Paronychia, genus Paronychia
    low-growing annual or perennial herbs or woody plants; whitlowworts
    Petrocoptis, genus Petrocoptis
    perennial tussock-forming rock plants; of Pyrenees and mountains of northern Spain; similar to and sometimes placed in genus Lychnis
    Sagina, genus Sagina
    small low-growing annual or perennial herbs of temperate and cool regions
    Saponaria, genus Saponaria
    mostly perennial Old World herbs
    Scleranthus, genus Scleranthus
    small genus of Old World weedy prostrate annuals: knawel
    genus Silene
    large widely distributed genus of plants having mostly showy flowers of various colors: campion; catchfly
    Spergula, genus Spergula
    small genus of Old World annual herbs: corn spurry
    Spergularia, genus Spergularia
    chiefly maritime Eurasian herbs: sand spurry; sea spurry
    Vaccaria, genus Vaccaria
    cow-cockles
    Carpobrotus, genus Carpobrotus
    a caryophyllaceous genus of Carpobrotus
    Dorotheanthus, genus Dorotheanthus
    a caryophyllaceous genus of Dorotheanthus
    genus Lithops
    genus of stemless South African succulents
    Mesembryanthemum, genus Mesembryanthemum
    South African annual or biennial plants having flowers that open only in bright sunlight
    Molluga, genus Molluga
    carpetweeds
    Pleiospilos, genus Pleiospilos
    perennial succulents of South Africa
    Tetragonia, genus Tetragonia
    New Zealand spinach
    Amaranthus, genus Amaranthus
    large widely distributed genus of chiefly coarse annual herbs
    Alternanthera, genus Alternanthera
    genus of low herbs of tropical America and Australia; includes genus Telanthera
    Celosia, genus Celosia
    annual or perennial herbs or vines of tropical and subtropical America and Asia and Africa
    Froelichia, genus Froelichia
    genus of erect or procumbent herbs of the Americas having spikes of woolly white flowers: cottonweed
    Gomphrena, genus Gomphrena
    genus of tropical herbs or subshrubs having flowers in close heads; tropical America and Australia
    Iresine, genus Iresine
    genus of tropical American herbs or subshrubs
    Telanthera, genus Telanthera
    used in former classifications systems; now included in genus Alternanthera
    Batis, genus Batis
    small genus of plants constituting the family Batidaceae: low straggling dioecious shrubs
    Chenopodium, genus Chenopodium
    goosefoot; pigweed
    Atriplex, genus Atriplex
    orach; saltbush
    Bassia, Kochia, genus Bassia, genus Kochia
    summer cypress
    Beta, genus Beta
    beets
    Cycloloma, genus Cycloloma
    a caryophyllaceous genus of the family Chenopodiaceae
    genus Halogeton
    a caryophyllaceous genus of the family Chenopodiaceae
    Salicornia, genus Salicornia
    glassworts
    Salsola, genus Salsola
    chiefly Old World herbs or shrubs: saltworts
    Sarcobatus, genus Sarcobatus
    one species: greasewood
    Spinacia, genus Spinacia
    spinach
    Nyctaginia, genus Nyctaginia
    a caryophyllaceous genus of the family Nyctaginaceae having only one species
    Abronia, genus Abronia
    genus of western North American herbs having showy flowers
    Allionia, genus Allionia
    small genus of chiefly American herbs
    Bougainvillaea, genus Bougainvillaea, genus Bougainvillea
    ornamental tropical woody vines
    Mirabilis, genus Mirabilis
    four o'clocks
    Pisonia, genus Pisonia
    genus of often thorny tropical trees and shrubs and some vines; mainly America
    Acanthocereus, genus Acanthocereus
    mostly trailing cacti having nocturnal white flowers; tropical America and Caribbean region
    Aporocactus, genus Aporocactus
    small genus of epiphytic cacti of Mexico
    Ariocarpus, genus Ariocarpus
    slow-growing geophytic cacti; northern and eastern Mexico; southern Texas
    Carnegiea, genus Carnegiea
    caryophylloid dicot genus with only one species: saguaro
    Cereus, genus Cereus
    genus of much-branched treelike or shrubby cacti with pronounced ribs and rounded needlelike spines and nocturnal flowers usually white
    genus Coryphantha
    mainly globose cacti of southwestern United States and Mexico covered with many nodules; superficially resembling and formerly included in genus Mammillaria
    genus Echinocactus
    globular or cylindrical cacti; southwestern United States to Brazil
    Echinocereus, genus Echinocereus
    large genus of low-growing shrubby ribbed cacti of Mexico and southwestern United States
    genus Epiphyllum
    small genus of tropical American (mainly Central America) cacti
    Ferocactus, genus Ferocactus
    genus of nearly globular cacti of Mexico and southwestern United States: barrel cacti
    Gymnocalycium, genus Gymnocalycium
    large genus of low-growing globular South American cacti with spiny ribs covered with many tubercles
    Harrisia, genus Harrisia
    genus of slender often treelike spiny cacti with solitary showy nocturnal white or pink flowers; Florida and Caribbean to South America
    Hatiora, genus Hatiora
    small genus of South American epiphytic or lithophytic cacti
    Hylocereus, genus Hylocereus
    genus of climbing or epiphytic tropical American cacti with angular stems and mostly white very fragrant flowers
    Lemaireocereus, genus Lemaireocereus
    tropical American cacti usually tall and branching with stout spines and funnel-shaped flowers and globular or ovoid often edible fruit
    Lophophora, genus Lophophora
    two species of small cacti of northeastern Mexico and southwestern United States having rounded stems covered with jointed tubercles: mescal
    genus Mammillaria
    large genus of cacti characterized chiefly by nipple-shaped protuberances or tubercles on their surface
    Melocactus, genus Melocactus
    genus of strongly ribbed globose or spheroid cacti of tropical South and Central America and the Caribbean
    Myrtillocactus, genus Myrtillocactus
    small genus of arborescent cacti of Mexico and Central America
    Pediocactus, genus Pediocactus
    low-growing cacti of the Great Plains of North America
    Opuntia, genus Opuntia
    large genus of cactuses native to America: prickly pears
    Peireskia, Pereskia, genus Peireskia, genus Pereskia
    genus of tropical American shrubby trees and woody climbers having slender branches with broad flat leaves and large panicles of flowers
    Rhipsalis, genus Rhipsalis
    large genus of epiphytic or lithophytic unarmed cacti with usually segmented stems and pendulous branches; flowers are small followed by berrylike fruits
    Schlumbergera, genus Schlumbergera
    South American epiphytic or lithophytic cacti
    Selenicereus, genus Selenicereus
    mostly epiphytic climbing cacti that bloom at night
    Zygocactus, genus Zygocactus
    small genus of Brazilian cacti having flat fleshy usually branched joints and showy red or pink flowers followed by red fleshy fruits
    Phytolacca, genus Phytolacca
    type genus of Phytolaccaceae: pokeweed
    Agdestis, genus Agdestis
    a genus with one species that is a rapidly growing climbing vine with tuberous roots; grown in hot climates
    Ercilla, genus Ercilla
    a genus of evergreen climbers
    Rivina, genus Rivina
    small genus of erect perennial shrubby herbs; tropical and subtropical America
    Trichostigma, genus Trichostigma
    a genus of erect or climbing shrubs found in tropical South America
    genus Portulaca
    genus of mainly tropical fleshy or trailing herbs
    Calandrinia, genus Calandrinia
    large genus of low-growing herbs; widespread throughout tropical and warm temperate regions having usually basal leaves and panicles of purplish ephemeral flowers
    Claytonia, genus Claytonia
    genus of mainly North American succulent herbs with white or pink flowers usually in terminal racemes
    Lewisia, genus Lewisia
    genus of western North American low-growing herbs having linear woolly leaves and large pink flowers
    Montia, genus Montia
    small genus of densely tufted annual herbs; north temperate regions and South America and tropical Africa and Asia
    Spraguea, genus Spraguea
    small genus of usually perennial herbs having deep woody taproots and flower heads of umbels or cymes
    Talinum, genus Talinum
    genus of mainly American more-or-less succulent herbs
    Capparis, genus Capparis
    tropical or subtropical evergreen shrubs or small trees
    Cleome, genus Cleome
    tropical and subtropical annual or perennial herbs or low shrubs
    Crateva, genus Crateva
    tropical genus of small trees or shrubs
    Polanisia, genus Polanisia
    widely distributed herbs having palmate leaves and creamy white to or pink to magenta flowers with many stamens of unequal length
    Aethionema, genus Aethionema
    Old World genus of the family Cruciferae
    Alliaria, genus Alliaria
    a genus of herbs of the family Cruciferae; have broad leaves and white flowers and long siliques
    Alyssum, genus Alyssum
    a genus of the family Cruciferae
    Anastatica, genus Anastatica
    one species: rose of Jericho; resurrection plant
    Arabidopsis, genus Arabidopsis
    a genus of the mustard family having white or yellow or purplish flowers; closely related to genus Arabis
    Arabis, genus Arabis
    annual to perennial woody herbs of temperate North America, Europe and Asia: rockcress
    Armoracia, genus Armoracia
    horseradish
    Barbarea, genus Barbarea
    biennial or perennial herbs of north temperate regions: winter cress
    Berteroa, genus Berteroa
    hoary alyssum
    Biscutella, genus Biscutella
    genus of Eurasian herbs and small shrubs: buckler mustard
    Brassica, genus Brassica
    mustards: cabbages; cauliflowers; turnips; etc.
    Cakile, genus Cakile
    small genus of succulent annual herbs found on sandy shores of North America and Europe
    Camelina, false flax, genus Camelina
    annual and biennial herbs of Mediterranean to central Asia
    Capsella, genus Capsella
    shepherd's purse
    Cardamine, genus Cardamine
    bittercress, bitter cress
    Dentaria, genus Dentaria
    usually included in genus Cardamine; in some classifications considered a separate genus
    Cheiranthus, genus Cheiranthus
    Old World perennial plants grown for their showy flowers
    Cochlearia, genus Cochlearia
    a genus of the family Cruciferae
    Crambe, genus Crambe
    annual or perennial herbs with large leaves that resemble the leaves of cabbages
    Descurainia, genus Descurainia
    includes annual or biennial herbs of America and Europe very similar to and often included among those of genera Sisymbrium or Hugueninia; not recognized in some classification systems
    Diplotaxis, genus Diplotaxis
    wall rocket
    genus Draba
    large genus of low tufted herbs of temperate and Arctic regions
    Eruca, genus Eruca
    annual to perennial herbs of the Mediterranean region
    Erysimum, genus Erysimum
    large genus of annual or perennial herbs some grown for their flowers and some for their attractive evergreen leaves; Old World and North America
    genus Heliophila
    genus of South African flowering herbs and subshrubs
    Hesperis, genus Hesperis
    biennial or perennial erect herbs having nocturnally fragrant flowers
    Hugueninia, genus Hugueninia
    one species: tansy-leaved rocket
    Iberis, genus Iberis
    Old World herbs and subshrubs: candytuft
    Isatis, genus Isatis
    Old World genus of annual to perennial herbs: woad
    Lepidium, genus Lepidium
    cosmopolitan genus of annual and biennial and perennial herbs: cress
    Lesquerella, genus Lesquerella
    genus of low-growing hairy herbs: bladderpods
    Lobularia, genus Lobularia
    sweet alyssum
    Lunaria, genus Lunaria
    small genus of European herbs: honesty
    Malcolmia, genus Malcolmia
    genus of plants usually found in coastal habitats; Mediterranean to Afghanistan
    Matthiola, genus Matthiola
    genus of Old World plants grown as ornamentals
    Nasturtium, genus Nasturtium
    aquatic herbs
    Physaria, genus Physaria
    small genus of western North American herbs similar to Lesquerella: bladderpods
    Pritzelago, genus Pritzelago
    chamois cress
    Raphanus, genus Raphanus
    radish
    Rorippa, genus Rorippa
    annual and perennial herbs of damp habitats; cosmopolitan except Antarctica
    genus Schizopetalon
    small genus of South American herbs grown for its flowers
    Sinapis, genus Sinapis
    small genus of Old World herbs usually included in genus Brassica
    genus Sisymbrium
    genus of Old World annual or biennial or perennial herbs with racemose flowers; many are considered to be weeds
    Stanleya, genus Stanleya
    prince's plume
    Stephanomeria, genus Stephanomeria
    malheur wire lettuce
    Subularia, genus Subularia
    small genus of herbs of north temperate regions and mountains of tropical Africa
    Thlaspi, genus Thlaspi
    herbs of temperate regions: pennycress
    Thysanocarpus, genus Thysanocarpus
    small genus of herbs of upland regions of the Pacific coast of North America
    Turritis, genus Turritis
    closely related to and often included in genus Arabis
    Vesicaria, genus Vesicaria
    small genus of chiefly Mediterranean herbs: bladderpods
    Papaver, genus Papaver
    type genus of the Papaveraceae; chiefly bristly hairy herbs with usually showy flowers
    genus Argemone
    prickly poppies
    genus Bocconia
    tropical American trees or shrubs closely related to genus Macleaya
    Chelidonium, genus Chelidonium
    one species: greater celandine
    Corydalis, genus Corydalis
    annual or perennial herbs of Himalayan China and South Africa
    Dendromecon, genus Dendromecon
    one species: bush poppy
    Eschscholtzia, genus Eschscholtzia
    showy herbs of western North America
    Glaucium, genus Glaucium
    herbs of Europe and North Africa and Asia: horned poppy
    Hunnemannia, genus Hunnemania
    one species: golden cup
    Macleaya, genus Macleaya
    a perennial herb of eastern Asia: plume poppy
    Meconopsis, genus Meconopsis
    herbs almost entirely of mountains of China and Tibet; often monocarpic
    Platystemon, genus Platystemon
    one species: creamcups
    Romneya, genus Romneya
    one species: matilija poppy
    Sanguinaria, genus Sanguinaria
    one species: bloodroot
    Stylomecon, genus Stylomecon
    one species: wind poppy
    Stylophorum, genus Stylophorum
    wood poppies
    Fumaria, genus Fumaria
    annual herbs whose flowers have only one petal spurred at the base
    Adlumia, genus Adlumia
    one species: climbing fumitory
    Dicentra, genus Dicentra
    North American and Asian herbs with divided leaves and irregular flowers
    genus Achillea
    perennial often aromatic and sometimes mat-forming herbs of north temperate regions: yarrow; milfoil
    Acroclinium, genus Acroclinium
    genus of herbs and shrubs of Australia and South Africa: everlasting flower; most species usually placed in genus Helipterum
    Ageratina, genus Ageratina
    annual to perennial herbs or shrubs of eastern United States and Central and South America
    genus Ageratum
    genus of tropical American herbs grown for their flowers
    Amberboa, genus Amberboa
    herbs of Mediterranean to central Asia cultivated for their flowers
    genus Ambrosia
    comprising the ragweeds; in some classification considered the type genus of a separate family Ambrosiaceae
    genus Ammobium
    small genus of Australian herbs grown for their flowers
    Anacyclus, genus Anacyclus
    a Spanish pellitory
    Anaphalis, genus Anaphalis
    a genus of herbs of north temperate regions having hoary leaves: pearly everlasting
    genus Andryala
    a genus of hardy hairy latex-producing perennials of Mediterranean area
    Antennaria, genus Antennaria
    small woolly perennial herbs having small whitish discoid flowers surrounded by a ring of club-shaped bristles
    Anthemis, genus Anthemis
    dog fennel
    Antheropeas, genus Antheropeas
    small genus of North American herbs often included in genus Eriophyllum
    Arctium, genus Arctium
    burdock
    Arctotis, genus Arctotis
    herbs and subshrubs: African daisy
    Argyranthemum, genus Argyranthemum
    comprises plants often included in the genus Chrysanthemum
    Argyroxiphium, genus Argyroxiphium
    small genus of Hawaiian spreading and rosette-forming shrubs
    genus Arnica
    large genus of herbs of north temperate and Arctic regions
    Arnoseris, genus Arnoseris
    lamb succory
    genus Artemisia
    usually aromatic shrubs or herbs of north temperate regions and South Africa and western South America: wormwood; sagebrush; mugwort; tarragon
    genus Aster
    large genus of herbs widely cultivated for their daisylike flowers
    genus Ayapana
    genus of tropical American herbs sometimes included in genus Eupatorium
    Baccharis, genus Baccharis
    shrubs of western hemisphere often having honey-scented flowers followed by silky thistlelike heads of tiny fruits; often used for erosion control
    Balsamorhiza, genus Balsamorhiza
    genus of coarse western American herbs with large roots containing an aromatic balsam
    Bellis, genus Bellis
    daisy
    Bidens, genus Bidens
    bur marigolds
    Boltonia, genus Boltonia
    genus of tall leafy perennial herbs of eastern America and eastern Asia having flowers that resemble asters
    Brachycome, genus Brachycome
    mostly Australian herbs having basal or alternate leaves and loosely corymbose flower heads
    Brickellia, genus Brickelia
    genus of herbs of southwestern America having usually creamy florets followed by one-seeded fruits in a prominent bristly sheath
    Buphthalmum, genus Buphthalmum
    oxeye
    Cacalia, genus Cacalia
    genus of tall smooth herbs of forested mountains of Europe and Asia minor; in some classifications includes many plants usually placed in genus Emilia
    genus Calendula
    marigold
    Callistephus, genus Callistephus
    one species: erect Asiatic herb with large flowers
    Carduus, genus Carduus
    genus of annual or perennial Old World prickly thistles
    Carlina, genus Carlina
    genus of Mediterranean thistles
    Carthamus, genus Carthamus
    safflower
    genus Catananche
    genus of Mediterranean herbs: cupid's dart
    Centaurea, genus Centaurea
    knapweed; star thistle
    Chamaemelum, genus Chamaemelum
    small genus of plants sometimes included in genus Anthemis: chamomile
    genus Chaenactis
    genus of flowering herbs of western United States
    genus Chrysanthemum
    in some classifications many plants usually assigned to the genus Chrysanthemum have been divided among other genera: e.g. Argyranthemum; Dendranthema; Leucanthemum; Tanacetum
    Chrysopsis, genus Chrysopsis
    golden aster
    Chrysothamnus, genus Chrysothamnus
    genus of low branching shrubs of western North America
    Cichorium, genus Cichorium
    chicory
    Cirsium, genus Cirsium
    plume thistles
    Cnicus, genus Cnicus
    one species: blessed thistle
    Conoclinium, genus Conoclinium
    mistflower
    Conyza, genus Conyza
    common American weed or wildflower
    genus Coreopsis
    genus of American plants widely cultivated for their flowers
    subgenus Calliopsis
    used in some classification systems for some plants of genus Coreopsis
    genus Cosmos
    genus of tropical American plants cultivated for their colorful flowers
    Cotula, genus Cotula
    cosmopolitan herbs especially southern hemisphere; many used as ground covers
    Craspedia, genus Craspedia
    herbs of Australia and New Zealand
    Crepis, genus Crepis
    hawk's-beard; cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere
    Cynara, genus Cynara
    artichoke; cardoon
    genus Dahlia
    genus of perennial tuberous plants of Mexico and Central America
    Delairea, genus Delairea
    one species: German ivy
    Dendranthema, genus Dendranthema
    comprises plants often included in the genus Chrysanthemum
    Dimorphotheca, genus Dimorphotheca
    South African herbs or subshrubs with usually yellow flowers
    Doronicum, genus Doronicum
    genus of Eurasian perennial tuberous or rhizomatous herbs: leopard's bane
    Echinacea, genus Echinacea
    small genus of North American coarse perennial herbs
    Echinops, genus Echinops
    genus of Mediterranean and Eurasian herbs: globe thistles
    Elephantopus, genus Elephantopus
    perennial American herb
    Emilia, genus Emilia
    tropical African herbs
    Encelia, genus Encelia
    genus of shrubs of southwestern United States and Mexico: brittlebush
    Enceliopsis, genus Enceliopsis
    small genus of xerophytic herbs of southwestern United States
    genus Engelmannia
    one species: North American herbs that resemble sunflowers
    genus Erechtites
    coarse herbs with whitish discoid flower heads and silky pappus
    Erigeron, genus Erigeron
    cosmopolitan genus of usually perennial herbs with flowers that resemble asters; leaves occasionally (especially formerly) used medicinally
    Eriophyllum, genus Eriophyllum
    genus of hairy herbs and shrubs of western North America
    Eupatorium, genus Eupatorium
    large genus of chiefly tropical herbs having heads of white or purplish flowers
    Felicia, genus Felicia
    genus of tropical African herbs or subshrubs with usually blue flowers
    genus Filago
    genus of small woolly herbs
    genus Gaillardia
    genus of western American hairy herbs with showy flowers
    genus Gazania
    genus of tomentose tropical African herbs with milky sap
    Gerbera, genus Gerbera
    genus of South African or Asiatic herbs: African daisies
    Gerea, genus Gerea
    small genus of hairy herbs with yellow flowers
    Gnaphalium, genus Gnaphalium
    large widely distributed genus of coarse hairy herbs with whitish involucres
    Grindelia, genus Grindelia
    large genus of coarse gummy herbs of western North and Central America
    Gutierrezia, genus Gutierrezia
    sticky perennial herbs and subshrubs of western North America and warm South America
    Gynura, genus Gynura
    genus of Old World tropical herbs: velvet plants
    Haastia, genus Haastia
    genus of New Zealand mat-forming herbs or subshrubs: vegetable sheep
    Haplopappus, genus Haplopappus
    genus of North and South American perennial herbs or shrubs with yellow flowers; in some classifications include species placed in other genera especially Hazardia
    Hazardia, genus Hazardia
    small genus of shrubs and subshrubs of western United States having flowers that change color as they mature
    Helenium, genus Helenium
    genus of American herbs with flowers having yellow rays: sneezeweeds
    genus Helianthus
    genus of tall erect or branched American annual or perennial herbs with showy flowers: sunflowers
    Helichrysum, genus Helichrysum
    large genus of mostly African and Australian herbs and shrubs: everlasting flowers; in some classifications includes genus Ozothamnus
    genus Heliopsis
    oxeye
    Helipterum, genus Helipterum
    genus of South African and Australian herbs or shrubs grown as everlastings; the various Helipterum species are currently in process of being assigned to other genera especially genera Pteropogon and Hyalosperma
    Heterotheca, genus Heterotheca
    genus of yellow-flowered North American herbs
    Hieracium, genus Hieracium
    large genus of perennial hairy herbs of Europe to western Asia to northwestern Africa and North America; few are ornamental; often considered congeneric with Pilosella
    Homogyne, genus Homogyne
    small genus of low perennial herbs of montane Europe; in some classifications included in genus Tussilago
    Hulsea, genus Hulsea
    small genus of erect balsam-scented herbs; Pacific coast of the northwestern United States
    Hyalosperma, genus Hyalosperma
    genus of herbs of temperate Australia including some from genus Helipterum
    Hypochaeris, Hypochoeris, genus Hypochaeris, genus Hypochoeris
    widely distributed genus of herbs with milky juice; includes some cosmopolitan weeds
    genus Inula
    genus of Old World herbs or subshrubs: elecampane
    genus Iva
    small genus of American herbs or shrubs; in some classifications placed in a separate family Ambrosiaceae
    genus Krigia
    small herbs closely related to chicory: dwarf dandelions
    Lactuca, genus Lactuca
    an herb with milky juice: lettuce; prickly lettuce
    Lagenophera, genus Lagenophera
    small genus of herbs of Australia and South America having small solitary white or purple flowers similar to true daisies of genus Bellis
    Lasthenia, genus Lasthenia
    small genus of herbs of Pacific coast of North and South America
    Layia, genus Layia
    genus of western United States annuals with showy yellow or white flowers
    Leontodon, genus Leontodon
    hawkbit
    Leontopodium, genus Leontopodium
    edelweiss
    Leucanthemum, genus Leucanthemum
    comprises plants often included in the genus Chrysanthemum
    Leucogenes, genus Leucogenes
    New Zealand edelweiss
    Liatris, genus Liatris
    genus of perennial North American herbs with aromatic usually cormous roots
    Ligularia, genus Ligularia
    genus of Old World herbs resembling groundsel: leopard plants
    Lindheimera, genus Lindheimera
    one species: Texas star
    Lonas, genus Lonas
    one species: yellow ageratum
    Machaeranthera, genus Machaeranthera
    wildflowers of western North America
    Madia, genus Madia
    genus of sticky herbs with yellow flowers open in morning or evening but closed in bright light
    Matricaria, genus Matricaria
    chiefly Old World strong-smelling weedy herbs; comprises plants sometimes included in other genera: e.g. Tanacetum; Tripleurospermum
    Melampodium, genus Melampodium
    herbs and subshrubs of warm North America
    Mikania, genus Mikania
    large genus of evergreen lianas of tropical America
    genus Mutisia
    genus of South American shrubs or lianas having large flower heads with feathery pappuses
    Nabalus, genus Nabalus
    genus of North American and east Asian perennial herbs; sometimes included in genus Prenanthes
    Olearia, genus Olearia
    large genus of Australian evergreen shrubs or small trees with large daisylike flowers
    Onopordon, Onopordum, genus Onopordon, genus Onopordum
    a genus of Eurasian herbs of the family Compositae with prickly foliage and large purplish flowers
    genus Othonna
    genus of western African herbs or shrubs
    Ozothamnus, genus Ozothamnus
    genus of Australian shrubs and perennial herbs; sometimes included in genus Helichrysum
    Packera, genus Packera
    genus of American of east Asian perennial herbs with yellow to orange or red flower rays; sometimes included in genus Senecio
    Parthenium, genus Parthenium
    small genus of North American herbs and shrubs with terminal panicles of small ray flowers
    Pericallis, genus Pericallis
    cineraria
    Petasites, genus Petasites
    genus of rhizomatous herbs of north temperate regions: butterbur; sweet coltsfoot
    Picris, genus Picris
    genus of weedy Old World yellow-flowered herbs usually containing a bitter-tasting substance: bitterweed
    Pilosella, genus Pilosella
    genus of hairy perennial herbs with horizontal rhizomes and leafy or underground stolons; Eurasia and North Africa; often considered congeneric with Hieracium
    Piqueria, genus Piqueria
    small genus of tropical American perennial herbs or subshrubs with white to pale yellow flowers; often included in genus Stevia
    Prenanthes, genus Prenanthes
    genus of North American and Asiatic perennial herbs having pinnatisect leaves small heads of drooping yellowish to purple flowers; sometimes includes species often placed in genus Nabalus
    genus Pteropogon
    genus of Australian and South African herbs including some from genus Helipterum
    Pulicaria, genus Pulicaria
    genus of temperate Old World herbs: fleabane
    Pyrethrum, genus Pyrethrum
    used in former classifications for plants later placed in genus Chrysanthemum and now often included in genus Tanacetum
    Raoulia, genus Raoulia
    genus of low-growing mat-forming New Zealand plants; in some classifications includes species placed in genus Haastia
    Ratibida, genus Ratibida
    genus of perennial wildflowers of North American plains and prairies; often cultivated for their showy flower heads
    genus Rhodanthe
    genus of xerophytic herbs and shrubs of South Africa and Australia; sometimes included in genus Helipterum
    Rudbeckia, genus Rudbeckia
    North American perennial herbs with showy cone-shaped flower heads
    Santolina, genus Santolina
    genus of Mediterranean subshrubs with rayless flower heads
    Sanvitalia, genus Sanvitalia
    small genus of tropical American annual herbs: creeping zinnia
    Saussurea, genus Saussurea
    genus of herbs of temperate and cool regions of Eurasia
    Scolymus, genus Scolymus
    small genus of thistlelike herbs of the Mediterranean region
    Senecio, genus Senecio
    enormous and diverse cosmopolitan genus of trees and shrubs and vines and herbs including many weeds
    genus Scorzonera
    genus of narrow-leaved European herbs
    Sericocarpus, genus Sericocarpus
    small genus of herbs of the eastern United States: white-topped asters
    Seriphidium, genus Seriphidium
    woody plants grown chiefly for their silver or grey and often aromatic foliage; formerly included in the genus Artemisia
    Serratula, genus Serratula
    genus of Old World perennial herbs with spirally arranged toothed leaves
    Silphium, genus Silphium
    tall North American perennial herbs
    Silybum, genus Silybum
    small genus of east African herbs
    Solidago, genus Solidago
    goldenrod
    Sonchus, genus Sonchus
    sow thistles
    Stenotus, genus Stenotus
    genus of western North American low evergreen shrubs growing in dense tufts
    genus Stevia
    genus of shrubs and herbs of tropical and warm Americas
    Stokesia, genus Stokesia
    one species: stokes' aster
    Tageteste, genus Tagetes
    marigolds
    Tanacetum, genus Tanacetum
    a large genus of plants resembling chrysanthemums; comprises some plants often included in other genera especially genus Chrysanthemum
    Taraxacum, genus Taraxacum
    an asterid dicot genus of the family Compositae including dandelions
    Tetraneuris, genus Tetraneuris
    genus of hairy yellow-flowered plants of the western United States
    genus Tithonia
    genus of robust herbs of Mexico and Central America: Mexican sunflower
    Townsendia, genus Townsendia
    genus of western American low tufted herbs: Easter daisy
    Tragopogon, genus Tragopogon
    genus of Old World herbs with linear entire leaves and yellow or purple flower heads
    Trilisa, genus Trilisa
    genus of herbs of southern United States
    Tripleurospermum, genus Tripleurospermum
    small genus comprising plants often included in genus Matricaria
    Tussilago, genus Tussilago
    genus of low creeping yellow-flowered perennial herbs of north temperate regions: coltsfoots; in some classifications includes species often placed in other genera especially Homogyne and Petasites
    genus Ursinia
    genus of South African herbs and shrubs cultivated as ornamentals
    Verbesina, genus Verbesina
    herbs and shrubs of warm North America to Mexico; includes plants formerly placed in genus Actinomeris
    Actinomeris, genus Actinomeris
    used in some classification systems for plants now included in genus Verbesina
    genus Vernonia
    genus of New World tropical herbs or shrubs with terminal cymose heads of tubular flowers
    genus Wyethia
    coarse leafy perennial plants resembling sunflowers found especially in the western United States
    Xanthium, genus Xanthium
    coarse herbs having small heads of greenish flowers followed by burrs with hooked bristles
    genus Xeranthemum
    genus of annual densely hairy herbs of Mediterranean to southwestern Asia
    genus Zinnia
    genus of annual or perennial plants of tropical America having solitary heads of brightly colored flowers
    genus Loasa
    genus of tropical American prickly herbs or subshrubs
    Mentzelia, genus Mentzelia
    genus of bristly herbs or subshrubs of western America lacking stinging hairs
    Malva, genus Malva
    herbs and subshrubs: mallows
    Abelmoschus, genus Abelmoschus
    genus of tropical coarse herbs having large lobed leaves and often yellow flowers
    Abutilon, genus Abutilon
    herbs or shrubs or small trees: flowering maple; Indian mallow
    Alcea, genus Alcea
    genus of erect herbs of the Middle East having showy flowers: hollyhocks; in some classification systems synonymous with genus Althaea
    genus Althaea
    hollyhocks; in some classification systems synonymous with genus Alcea
    Callirhoe, genus Callirhoe
    small genus of North American herbs having usually red or purple flowers
    Gossypium, genus Gossypium
    herbs and shrubs and small trees: cotton
    genus Hibiscus
    large genus of tropical and subtropical herbs and shrubs and trees often grown as ornamentals for their profusion of large flowers in a variety of colors
    Hoheria, genus Hoheria
    small genus of shrubs and small trees of New Zealand: lacebarks
    Iliamna, genus Iliamna
    small genus of perennial herbs or subshrubs; some often placed in other genera
    Kosteletzya, genus Kosteletzya
    small genus of herbs of southeastern United States and tropical America and Africa
    Lavatera, genus Lavatera
    widespread genus of herbs or softwood arborescent shrubs cultivated for their showy flowers
    Malacothamnus, genus Malacothamnus
    genus of shrubs or small trees: chaparral mallow
    genus Malope
    small genus of chiefly European herbs
    Malvastrum, genus Malvastrum
    genus of mallows characterized by red and yellow flowers often placed in other genera
    Malvaviscus, genus Malvaviscus
    small genus of shrubs of Central and South America: wax mallows
    Napaea, genus Napaea
    one species: glade mallow
    genus Pavonia
    genus of tropical hairy shrubs or herbs of tropics and subtropics especially South America
    Plagianthus, genus Plagianthus
    small genus of shrubs and trees of Australia and New Zealand
    Radyera, genus Radyera
    very small genus of shrubs of southern hemisphere: bush hibiscus
    Sida, genus Sida
    large genus of tropical subshrubs or herbs some of which yield fibers of mucilaginous substances
    Sidalcea, genus Sidalcea
    genus of showy plants of western North America having palmate leaves and variously colored racemose flowers
    Sphaeralcea, genus Sphaeralcea
    large genus of chiefly tropical herbs with showy flowers and mostly globose fruits: globe mallows
    Thespesia, genus Thespesia
    a small genus of tropical trees including the portia tree
    Bombax, genus Bombax
    trees of chiefly South America
    Adansonia, genus Adansonia
    baobab; cream-of-tartar tree
    Ceiba, genus Ceiba
    tropical American trees with palmately compound leaves and showy bell-shaped flowers
    Durio, genus Durio
    a genus of tall Asian trees of the family Bombacaceae
    genus Montezuma
    one species: medium-sized evergreen tree of Puerto Rico or Mexico
    Ochroma, genus Ochroma
    one species: balsa
    Pseudobombax, genus Pseudobombax
    tropical American deciduous shrubs or small trees
    Elaeocarpus, genus Elaeocarpus
    type genus of the family Elaeocarpaceae
    Aristotelia, genus Aristotelia
    small genus of shrubs or small trees of Australia and New Zealand and western South America
    Muntingia, genus Muntingia
    one species: Jamaican cherry; sometimes placed in family Flacourtiaceae
    Sloanea, genus Sloanea
    genus of tropical hardwood timber trees
    genus Sterculia
    type genus of the Sterculiaceae: deciduous or evergreen trees of Old and New World tropics and subtropics
    Brachychiton, genus Brachychiton
    Australian trees (usually with swollen trunks)
    Cola, genus Cola
    large genus of African trees bearing kola nuts
    genus Dombeya
    genus of African shrubs or small trees
    Firmiana, genus Firmiana
    small genus of Asian trees or shrubs
    Fremontia, Fremontodendron, genus Fremontia, genus Fremontodendron
    flannelbush
    Helicteres, genus Helicteres
    genus of shrubs and small trees of tropical America and Asia having cylindrical fruits spirally twisted around one another
    Heritiera, Terrietia, genus Heritiera, genus Terrietia
    small genus of timber trees of eastern Asia, Australasia and tropical Africa that form large buttresses
    Hermannia, genus Hermannia
    genus of African herbs and subshrubs having honey-scented bell-shaped flowers
    Pterospermum, genus Pterospermum
    genus of tropical Asian trees and shrubs
    Tarrietia, genus Tarrietia
    small genus of east Asian and Australian timber trees
    Theobroma, genus Theobroma
    cacao plants
    Triplochiton, genus Triplochiton
    small genus of tropical African trees with maplelike leaves
    Tilia, genus Tilia
    deciduous trees with smooth usually silver-grey bark of North America and Europe and Asia: lime trees; lindens; basswood
    Entelea, genus Entelea
    a genus of evergreen shrub that grows in New Zealand
    Corchorus, genus Corchorus
    widely distributed genus of tropical herbs or subshrubs; especially Asia
    Grewia, genus Grewia
    a genus of tropical and subtropical Old World climbers or shrubs or trees
    Sparmannia, genus Sparmannia
    small genus of tropical African shrubs
    genus Erica
    large genus of low much-branched woody evergreens ranging from prostrate subshrubs to trees: true heaths
    genus Andromeda
    low-growing shrubs of northern regions of northern hemisphere
    genus Arbutus
    large evergreen shrubs and trees of southern Europe and western North America: strawberry tree; madrona
    Arctostaphylos, genus Arctostaphylos
    bearberry; manzanita
    Bruckenthalia, genus Bruckenthalia
    a genus containing only one species: spike heath
    genus Bryanthus
    a genus allied to and once included in genus Phyllodoce
    Calluna, genus Calluna
    one species
    Cassiope, genus Cassiope
    low tufted evergreen shrubs of colder parts of north temperate regions having moss-like foliage and nodding white or pink flowers
    Chamaedaphne, genus Chamaedaphne
    one species: leatherleaf
    Daboecia, genus Daboecia
    a dicotyledonous genus of the family Ericaceae
    Epigaea, genus Epigaea
    small creeping evergreen shrubs: trailing arbutus
    Gaultheria, genus Gaultheria
    widely distributed genus of creeping or upright evergreen shrubs
    Gaylussacia, genus Gaylussacia
    deciduous or evergreen shrubs of North America: black huckleberries
    genus Kalmia
    erect evergreen shrubs: mountain laurel
    Ledum, genus Ledum
    evergreen shrubs of north temperate regions
    Leiophyllum, genus Leiophyllum
    one species: sand myrtle
    genus Leucothoe
    American and Asiatic deciduous and evergreen shrubs
    Loiseleuria, genus Loiseleuria
    one species: alpine azalea
    Lyonia, genus Lyonia
    evergreen or deciduous shrubs or small trees of United States to Antilles and eastern Asia to the Himalaya
    Menziesia, genus Menziesia
    deciduous shrubs of North America and eastern Asia
    Oxydendrum, genus Oxydendrum
    sourwood
    Phyllodoce, genus Phyllodoce
    small genus of evergreen Arctic and alpine shrubs
    Pieris, genus Pieris
    decorative evergreen shrubs of woody vines
    genus Rhododendron
    large genus of evergreen shrubs native to cooler regions of the northern hemisphere having showy flowers
    Azaleastrum, subgenus Azalea, subgenus Azaleastrum
    group of evergreen or deciduous shrubs formerly considered a separate genus; now included in the genus Rhododendron
    Vaccinium, genus Vaccinium
    evergreen or deciduous berry-bearing shrubs of northern hemisphere: cranberries; blueberries
    genus Diapensia
    type genus of Diapensiaceae
    genus Galax
    evergreen herbs of southeastern United States
    Pyxidanthera, genus Pyxidanthera
    one species: pyxie; the eastern United States
    genus Shortia
    evergreen perennial herbs of North America and eastern Asia: oconee bells
    genus Epacris
    type genus of the Epacridaceae: Australian heath
    Astroloma, genus Astroloma
    evergreen shrubs of Australia and Tasmania
    Richea, genus Richea
    evergreen trees or shrubs of mountains of Australia and Tasmania
    Styphelia, genus Styphelia
    Australian heathlike shrubs
    genus Pyrola
    short-stemmed perennial herbs of cool or temperate regions: wintergreen; shinleaf
    Orthilia, genus Orthilia
    a shrubby perennial rhizomatous evergreen herb; grows in damp coniferous woodlands in northern temperate regions
    Chimaphila, genus Chimaphila
    small genus of evergreen herbs with long creeping rootstocks and shining leaves; North America; Europe; east Asia
    Moneses, genus Moneses
    one species: one-flowered wintergreen; sometimes included in genus Pyrola
    Monotropa, genus Monotropa
    leafless fleshy saprophytic plants; in some classifications placed in the family Pyrolaceae
    Hypopitys, genus Hypopitys
    term used in some classifications for the pinesaps, which are usually included in the genus Monotropa
    Sarcodes, genus Sarcodes
    snow plant; in some classifications placed in family Pyrolaceae
    Fagus, genus Fagus
    beeches
    Castanea, genus Castanea
    chestnuts; chinkapins
    Castanopsis, genus Castanopsis
    evergreen trees and shrubs of warm regions valued for their foliage; southeastern United States and eastern Australia and northern New Zealand
    Chrysolepis, genus Chrysolepis
    two species: golden chinkapins
    Lithocarpus, genus Lithocarpus
    tanbark oaks
    Nothofagus, genus Nothofagus
    beeches of temperate southern hemisphere except Africa: southern beech
    Quercus, genus Quercus
    oaks
    Betula, genus Betula
    a genus of trees of the family Betulaceae (such as birches)
    Alnus, genus Alnus
    alders
    Carpinus, genus Carpinus
    mostly deciduous monoecious trees or shrubs: hornbeams; sometimes placed in subfamily Carpinaceae
    Ostrya, genus Ostrya
    deciduous monoecious trees of Europe and Asia and America; sometimes placed in subfamily or family Carpinaceae
    Ostryopsis, genus Ostryopsis
    deciduous monoecious shrubs of China and Mongolia resembling trees of the genus Ostrya; sometimes placed in subfamily or family Carpinaceae
    Corylus, genus Corylus
    deciduous monoecious nut-bearing shrubs of small trees: hazel; sometimes placed in the subfamily or family Corylaceae
    Circaea, genus Circaea
    enchanter's nightshade
    Epilobium, genus Epilobium
    large widely distributed genus of herbs and subshrubs of especially western North America and Arctic areas
    Melastoma, genus Melastoma
    type genus of Melastomataceae; Asiatic shrubs with leathery leaves and large purple flowers followed by edible fleshy black berries
    Medinilla, genus Medinilla
    tropical Old World ornamental evergreen shrubs having fleshy leaves and large panicles of white pink flowers
    Rhexia, genus Rhexia
    deer grass
    genus Begonia
    large genus of tropical succulent plants widely cultivated
    genus Dillenia
    East Indian and Australian shrubs and trees having panicles of large white or yellow flowers
    Hibbertia, genus Hibbertia
    evergreen heathlike or scandent shrubs of Madagascar; Australasia; Polynesia
    Calophyllum, genus Calophyllum
    genus of tropical evergreen trees
    genus Clusia
    tropical American aromatic trees or shrubs; often epiphytic; some stranglers
    Garcinia, genus Garcinia
    evergreen trees and shrubs: mangosteens
    Hypericum, genus Hypericum
    large almost cosmopolitan genus of evergreen or deciduous shrubs and herbs with often showy yellow flowers; cosmopolitan except tropical lowlands and Arctic or high altitudes and desert regions
    Mammea, genus Mammea
    American and Asiatic trees having edible one-seeded fruit
    Mesua, genus Mesua
    genus of tropical Asiatic trees having large solitary flowers
    Actinidia, genus Actinidia
    small Asiatic woody vine bearing many-seeded fruit
    genus Canella
    one species
    Carica, genus Carica
    type genus of the Caricaceae; tropical American trees: papayas
    Caryocar, genus Caryocar
    type genus of the Caryocaraceae; South American trees yielding strong fine-grained wood and edible nuts
    Cistus, genus Cistus
    small to medium-sized evergreen shrubs of southern Europe and North Africa
    genus Helianthemum
    widely distributed evergreen or semi-evergreen shrublets; America; Europe and North Africa to Asia Minor and central Asia
    Hudsonia, genus Hudsonia
    small evergreen subshrubs of North America
    Shorea, genus Shorea
    genus of Indonesian and Malaysian timber trees rich in resin
    Flacourtia, genus Flacourtia
    often spiny trees or shrubs of tropical Asia and Africa
    Dovyalis, genus Dovyalis
    small genus of sometimes spiny shrubs or small trees; Africa; India; Sri Lanka
    Hydnocarpus, Taraktagenos, Taraktogenos, genus Hydnocarpus, genus Taraktagenos, genus Taraktogenos
    medium to large Indonesian and Malaysian trees
    genus Idesia
    one species
    Kiggelaria, genus Kiggelaria
    small genus of South African shrubs or small trees
    genus Xylosma
    genus of tropical American and Asiatic spiny evergreen trees and shrubs
    Fouquieria, genus Fouquieria
    resinous succulent trees or shrubs of desert and semidesert regions of southwestern United States that are leafless most of the year
    Ochna, genus Ochna
    type genus of Ochnaceae; evergreen trees and shrubs of Old World tropics
    Passiflora, genus Passiflora
    type genus of the Passifloraceae
    genus Reseda
    Old World genus of herbs having racemose flowers: mignonette; dyer's rocket
    Tamarix, genus Tamarix
    genus of deciduous shrubs or small trees of eastern Mediterranean regions and tropical Asia
    Myricaria, genus Myricaria
    small genus of deciduous shrubs or subshrubs of southern Europe to Siberia and China; tolerant of chalky soil
    Viola, genus Viola
    large genus of flowering herbs of temperate regions
    Hybanthus, genus Hybanthus
    a genus of herbs and small shrubs with white or purple flowers; grows in tropical or subtropical regions
    Hymenanthera, genus Hymenanthera
    a genus of slender evergreen shrubs; grow in Australia and New Zealand
    Melicytus, genus Melicytus
    a genus of deciduous shrubs or trees; fruit is a berry; grow in New Zealand and Fiji and Solomon Islands
    Caesalpinia, genus Caesalpinia
    small spiny tropical trees or shrubs; includes the small genus or subgenus Poinciana
    Acrocarpus, genus Acrocarpus
    small genus of trees of Indonesia and Malaysia
    Bauhinia, genus Bauhinia
    mountain ebony, orchid tree
    Brachystegia, genus Brachystegia
    small genus of tropical African timber trees having pale golden heartwood uniformly striped with dark brown or black:
    Cassia, genus Cassia
    some genus Cassia species often classified as members of the genus Senna or genus Chamaecrista
    Ceratonia, genus Ceratonia
    carobs
    Cercidium, genus Cercidium
    spiny shrubs or small trees sometimes placed in genus Parkinsonia: paloverde
    Chamaecrista, genus Chamaecrista
    genus of tropical herbs or subshrubs having sensitive leaves and suddenly dehiscing pods; some species placed in genus Cassia
    Delonix, genus Delonix
    evergreen or deciduous trees of tropical Africa and India
    Gleditsia, genus Gleditsia
    deciduous trees: honey locusts
    Gymnocladus, genus Gymnocladus
    small genus of deciduous trees of China and United States having paniculate flowers and thick pulpy pods
    Haematoxylon, Haematoxylum, genus Haematoxylon, genus Haematoxylum
    small genus of tropical American spiny bushy shrubs or trees
    Parkinsonia, genus Parkinsonia
    small genus of spiny shrubs or small trees
    Petteria, genus Petteria
    one species: Dalmatian laburnum
    Poinciana, subgenus Poinciana
    small subgenus of ornamental tropical shrubs or trees; not recognized in some classifications
    genus Senna
    genus of shrubs and trees and herbs many of which are often classified as members of the genus Cassia
    Tamarindus, genus Tamarindus
    widely cultivated tropical trees originally of Africa
    genus Amorpha
    American herbs or shrubs usually growing in dry sunny habitats on prairies and hillsides
    Amphicarpa, Amphicarpaea, genus Amphicarpa, genus Amphicarpaea
    very small genus of twining vines of North America and Asia: hog peanut
    Anagyris, genus Anagyris
    very small genus of shrubs of southern Europe having backward curving seed pods
    Andira, genus Andira
    small genus of evergreen trees of tropical America and western Africa
    Anthyllis, genus Anthyllis
    genus of Mediterranean herbs and shrubs
    Apios, genus Apios
    twining perennial North American plants
    Aspalathus, genus Aspalathus
    genus of South African heathlike shrubs
    Astragalus, genus Astragalus
    large genus of annual or perennial herbs or shrubs of north temperate regions; largest genus in the family Leguminosae
    Baphia, genus Baphia
    small genus of shrubs and lianas and trees of Africa and Madagascar
    Baptisia, genus Baptisia
    genus of North American plants with showy flowers and an inflated pod
    Butea, genus Butea
    genus of East Indian trees or shrubs: dhak
    Cajanus, genus Cajanus
    erect densely branched shrubby perennials of Old World tropics; naturalized in other warm regions
    Canavalia, genus Canavalia
    herbs or woody vines of mainly American tropics and subtropics
    genus Caragana
    large genus of Asiatic deciduous shrubs or small trees
    Castanospermum, genus Castanospermum
    a rosid dicot genus of the subfamily Papilionoideae having one species: Moreton Bay chestnut
    Centrosema, genus Centrosema
    a genus of chiefly tropical American vines of the family Leguminosae having trifoliate leaves and large flowers
    Cercis, genus Cercis
    deciduous shrubs and trees of eastern Asia, southern Europe and the United States
    Chamaecytisus, genus Chamaecytisus
    small late-flowering trees or subshrubs having yellow to red flowers and leathery or woody pods; often especially formerly included in genus Cytisus
    Chordospartium, genus Chordospartium
    2 species of small New Zealand trees: weeping tree broom; endangered
    Chorizema, genus Chorizema
    genus of Australian twining vines and small shrubs: flame peas
    Cicer, genus Cicer
    chickpea plant; Asiatic herbs
    Cladrastis, genus Cladrastis
    yellowwoods
    genus Clianthus
    genus of semi-prostrate Australasian shrubs or vines
    Clitoria, genus Clitoria
    genus of tropical shrubs or vines having pinnate leaves and large axillary flowers
    Codariocalyx, genus Codariocalyx
    used in some classifications for plants usually included in genus Desmodium
    Colutea, genus Colutea
    small genus of Eurasian shrubs with yellow flowers and bladdery pods
    genus Coronilla
    genus of Old World shrubs and herbs
    genus Crotalaria
    large genus of herbs with simple leaves and racemes of yellow flowers; mainly of tropical Africa
    Cyamopsis, genus Cyamopsis
    small genus of annual usually hairy herbs of tropical Africa and Arabia
    Cytisus, genus Cytisus
    large genus of stiff or spiny evergreen or deciduous Old World shrubs: broom
    Dalbergia, genus Dalbergia
    large genus of tropical trees having pinnate leaves and paniculate flowers and cultivated commercially for their dramatically grained and colored timbers
    Dalea, genus Dalea
    indigo bush
    Daviesia, genus Daviesia
    genus of Australasian shrubs and subshrubs having small yellow or purple flowers followed by short triangular pods
    genus Derris
    genus of Old World tropical shrubs and woody vines
    Desmanthus, genus Desmanthus
    genus of American herbs or shrubs with sensitive pinnate leaves and small whitish flowers
    Desmodium, genus Desmodium
    beggarweed; tick trefoil
    Dipogon, genus Dipogon
    one species: Australian pea
    Dolichos, genus Dolichos
    genus of chiefly tropical vines often placed in genera Dipogon or Lablab or Macrotyloma
    genus Erythrina
    genus of attractive tropical shrubs or trees with usually red flowers
    Galega, genus Galega
    small genus of Eurasian herbs: goat's rue
    genus Gastrolobium
    genus of Australian evergreen shrubs poisonous to livestock: poison bush
    Genista, genus Genista
    chiefly deciduous shrubs or small trees of Mediterranean area and western Asia: broom
    Geoffroea, genus Geoffroea
    small genus of shrubs or small trees of tropical and subtropical America
    genus Gliricidia
    small genus of low-branching profusely flowering trees of tropical America
    Glycine, genus Glycine
    genus of Asiatic erect or sprawling herbs: soya bean
    Glycyrrhiza, genus Glycyrrhiza
    sticky perennial Eurasian herbs
    Halimodendron, genus Halimodendron
    one species: salt tree
    Hardenbergia, genus Hardenbergia
    small genus of Australian woody vines with small violet flowers; closely related to genus Kennedia
    Hedysarum, genus Hedysarum
    genus of herbs of north temperate regions
    Hippocrepis, genus Hippocrepis
    species of Old World herbs or subshrubs: horseshoe vetch
    genus Hovea
    genus of Australian evergreen shrubs
    Indigofera, genus Indigofera
    genus of tropical herbs and shrubs having odd-pinnate leaves and spurred flowers in long racemes or spikes
    Jacksonia, genus Jacksonia
    genus of yellow-flowered Australian unarmed or spiny shrubs without true leaves but having leaflike stems or branches
    Kennedia, Kennedya, genus Kennedia, genus Kennedya
    genus of Australian woody vines having showy red or purplish flowers
    Lablab, genus Lablab
    one species: hyacinth bean
    Laburnum, genus Laburnum
    flowering shrubs or trees having bright yellow flowers; all parts of the plant are poisonous
    Lathyrus, genus Lathyrus
    genus of climbing herbs of Old World and temperate North and South America: vetchling; wild pea
    genus Lespedeza
    genus of shrubs or herbs of tropical Asia and Australia and the eastern United States
    Lens, genus Lens
    genus of small erect or climbing herbs with pinnate leaves and small inconspicuous white flowers and small flattened pods: lentils
    Lonchocarpus, genus Lonchocarpus
    genus of chiefly tropical American shrubs and trees having pinnate leaves and red or white flowers
    Lotus, genus Lotus
    annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs
    Lupinus, genus Lupinus
    herbs or shrubs: lupin
    Macrotyloma, genus Macrotyloma
    annual or perennial vines of Africa and India and Australia; plants often placed in genus Dolichos
    Medicago, genus Medicago
    a genus of herbs that resemble clover
    genus Millettia
    genus of trees and shrubs of the Old World tropics
    Stizolobium, genus Mucuna, genus Stizolobium
    genus of tropical herbs and woody vines having trifoliate leaves and showy flowers in axillary clusters
    Myroxylon, genus Myroxylon
    a genus of tropical American trees having pinnate leaves and white flowers
    Onobrychis, genus Onobrychis
    genus of Old World herbs having pinnate leaves and pink or whites racemose flowers followed by flat unjointed pods
    Ononis, genus Ononis
    genus of European subshrubs or herbs having pink or purple or yellow solitary or clustered flowers: restharrow
    Ormosia, genus Ormosia
    genus of tropical shrubs and trees having usually odd-pinnate leaves with large leaflets and pink to reddish wood
    Oxytropis, genus Oxytropis
    large widely-distributed genus of evergreen shrubs or subshrubs having odd-pinnate leaves and racemose or spicate flowers each having a pea-like corolla with a clawed petal
    Pachyrhizus, genus Pachyrhizus
    small genus of tropical vines having tuberous roots
    Parochetus, genus Parochetus
    one species: shamrock pea
    Phaseolus, genus Phaseolus
    herbs of warm regions including most American beans
    Pickeringia, genus Pickeringia
    one species: chaparral pea
    Piscidia, genus Piscidia
    genus of shrubs or small trees having indehiscent pods with black seeds; roots and bark yield fish poisons
    Pisum, genus Pisum
    small genus of variable annual Eurasian vines: peas
    Platylobium, genus Platylobium
    small genus of Australian evergreen leguminous shrubs or subshrubs
    Platymiscium, genus Platymiscium
    genus of tropical American trees: quira
    Podalyria, genus Podalyria
    genus of South African leguminous shrubs often placed in genus Sophora
    Pongamia, genus Pongamia
    one species: Indian beech
    Psophocarpus, genus Psophocarpus
    species of tropical Asian and African climbing herbs
    Psoralea, genus Psoralea
    widely distributed genus of herbs or shrubs with glandular compound leaves and spicate or racemose purple or white flowers
    Pterocarpus, genus Pterocarpus
    genus of tropical trees or climbers having usually broadly winged pods
    Pueraria, genus Pueraria
    genus of woody Asiatic vines: kudzu
    Retama, genus Retama
    small genus of Mediterranean shrubs; often included in genus Genista
    Robinia, genus Robinia
    deciduous flowering trees and shrubs
    Sabinea, genus Sabinea
    small genus of deciduous West Indian trees or shrubs: carib wood
    genus Sesbania
    small genus of tropical and subtropical leguminous herbs or shrubs or trees
    Sophora, genus Sophora
    cosmopolitan genus of trees and shrubs having odd-pinnate leaves and showy flowers; some species placed in genus Podalyria
    Spartium, genus Spartium
    one species: Spanish broom
    Strongylodon, genus Strongylodon
    genus of Polynesian or southeastern Asian shrubs or vines
    Templetonia, genus Templetonia
    genus of Australian shrubs or subshrubs: coral bush
    Tephrosia, genus Tephrosia
    genus of tropical and subtropical herbs or shrubs: hoary peas
    Thermopsis, genus Thermopsis
    genus of American and Asiatic showy rhizomatous herbs: bush peas
    Tipuana, genus Tipuana
    one species: South American tree: tipu tree
    Trigonella, genus Trigonella
    Old World genus of frequently aromatic herbs
    Ulex, genus Ulex
    genus of Eurasian spiny shrubs: gorse
    Vicia, genus Vicia
    widely distributed genus of annual or perennial and often climbing herbs
    Vigna, genus Vigna
    genus of vines or erect herbs having trifoliate leaves and yellowish or purplish flowers; of warm or tropical regions; most species often placed in genus Phaseolus
    Viminaria, genus Viminaria
    one species: Australian leafless shrubs: swamp oak
    Virgilia, genus Virgilia
    genus of South African trees having pinnate leaves and rose-purple flowers followed by leathery pods
    genus Wisteria
    Asiatic deciduous woody vine having large drooping racemes of white or bluish or purple or pinkish flowers and velvety pods; widely grown as an ornamental
    Rosa, genus Rosa
    large genus of erect or climbing prickly shrubs including roses
    genus Agrimonia
    genus of herbs found chiefly in north temperate regions having pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by bristly fruit
    Amelanchier, genus Amelanchier
    North American deciduous trees or shrubs
    Chaenomeles, genus Chaenomeles
    flowering quince
    Chrysobalanus, genus Chrysobalanus
    coco plums
    genus Cotoneaster
    genus of deciduous or evergreen Old World shrubs widely cultivated
    Crataegus, genus Crataegus
    thorny shrubs and small trees: hawthorn; thorn; thorn apple
    Cydonia, genus Cydonia
    quince
    Dryas, genus Dryas
    mountain avens
    Eriobotrya, genus Eriobotrya
    Asiatic evergreen fruit trees
    Fragaria, genus Fragaria
    strawberries
    Geum, genus Geum
    avens
    Heteromeles, genus Heteromeles
    one species: toyon; in some classifications included in genus Photinia
    Malus, genus Malus
    apple trees; found throughout temperate zones of the northern hemisphere
    Mespilus, genus Mespilus
    medlars
    Photinia, genus Photinia
    genus of deciduous and evergreen east Asian trees and shrubs widely cultivated as ornamentals for their white flowers and red fruits; in some classifications includes genus Heteromeles
    Potentilla, genus Potentilla
    chiefly perennial northern hemisphere herbs and shrubs: cinquefoil
    Poterium, genus Poterium
    a genus of thorny herbs or shrubs of the family Rosaceae
    Prunus, genus Prunus
    a genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions
    Amygdalus, genus Amygdalus
    used in former classifications for peach and almond trees which are now included in genus Prunus
    genus Pyracantha
    Eurasian evergreen thorny shrubs bearing red or orange-red berries
    Pyrus, genus Pyrus
    fruit trees native to the Old World: pears
    Rubus, genus Rubus
    large genus of brambles bearing berries
    Sorbus, genus Sorbus
    a genus of shrubs or trees of the family Rosaceae having feathery leaves
    Spiraea, genus Spiraea
    a dicotyledonous genus of the family Rosaceae
    Rubia, genus Rubia
    type genus of the Rubiaceae; Old World herbs and subshrubs grown for their medicinal properties and for dye substances extracted from their roots
    Asperula, genus Asperula
    woodruff
    Calycophyllum, genus Calycophyllum
    medium to large tropical American trees having shiny reddish-brown shredding bark
    Chiococca, genus Chiococca
    shrubs of tropical and subtropical New World
    Coffea, genus Coffea
    coffee trees
    genus Chinchona, genus Cinchona
    large genus of trees of Andean region of South America having medicinal bark
    Galium, genus Galium
    annual or perennial herbs: bedstraw; cleavers
    genus Gardenia
    large genus of attractive Old World tropical shrubs and small trees
    genus Genipa
    tropical American evergreen trees or shrubs bearing yellow flowers and succulent edible fruit with a thick rind
    genus Hamelia
    evergreen tropical American shrubs or small trees
    Mitchella, genus Mitchella
    creeping evergreen herbs of North America
    Nauclea, genus Nauclea
    small genus of evergreen tropical shrubs or trees with smooth leathery leaves
    Pinckneya, genus Pinckneya
    small genus of shrubs or small trees of southeastern United States and northern South America
    Psychotria, genus Psychotria
    tropical chiefly South American shrubs and trees
    Sarcocephalus, genus Sarcocephalus
    genus of tropical African trees and shrubs
    Vangueria, genus Vangueria
    tropical African and Asiatic trees and shrubs having one-seeded fruit
    genus Abelia
    chiefly east Asian shrubs
    Diervilla, genus Diervilla
    small genus of low deciduous shrubs: bush honeysuckles
    Kolkwitzia, genus Kolkwitzia
    Chinese genus of 1 species: beauty bush
    Leycesteria, genus Leycesteria
    small species of shrubs of western Himalayas to China
    Linnaea, genus Linnaea
    one species: twinflower
    Lonicera, genus Lonicera
    woodbine
    Symphoricarpos, genus Symphoricarpos
    deciduous shrubs of North America and Central America and China
    Sambucus, genus Sambucus
    elder; elderberry
    Triostium, genus Triostium
    genus of Asiatic and North American herbs: feverroot
    Viburnum, genus Viburnum
    deciduous or evergreen shrubs or small trees: arrow-wood; wayfaring tree
    genus Weigela
    east Asian flowering shrubs
    Dipsacus, genus Dipsacus
    type genus of the Dipsacaceae: teasel
    genus Scabiosa
    annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs; mainly Mediterranean
    genus Impatiens
    annual or perennial herbs with stems more or less succulent; cosmopolitan except for South America, Australia, and New Zealand
    Pelargonium, genus Pelargonium
    geraniums native chiefly to South Africa; widely cultivated
    Erodium, genus Erodium
    geraniums of Europe and South America and Australia especially mountainous regions
    Bursera, genus Bursera
    type genus of Burseraceae; tropical and subtropical American shrubs and trees some yielding timber and gum elemi
    Boswellia, genus Boswellia
    genus of trees of North Africa and India that yield incense
    Commiphora, genus Commiphora
    genus of East Indian and African trees yielding balsamic products
    Protium, genus Protium
    genus of chiefly tropical American trees having fragrant wood and yielding gum elemi
    Callitriche, genus Callitriche
    water starworts
    Malpighia, genus Malpighia
    type genus of the Malpighiaceae
    Melia, genus Melia
    type genus of the Meliaceae: East Indian and Australian deciduous trees with leaves resembling those of the ash
    Azadirachta, genus Azadirachta
    genus of large important East Indian trees: neem trees
    Cedrela, genus Cedrela
    tropical American trees
    Chloroxylon, genus Chloroxylon
    deciduous trees of India and Sri Lanka
    Entandrophragma, genus Entandrophragma
    cedar mahogany trees
    Flindersia, genus Flindersia
    small genus of Australian timber trees
    Khaya, genus Khaya
    African mahogany trees
    genus Lansium
    a dicotyledonous genus of the family Meliaceae
    Lovoa, genus Lovoa
    genus of African timber trees
    Swietinia, genus Swietinia
    tropical American mahogany trees
    Toona, genus Toona
    formerly included in genus Cedrela
    genus Turreae
    genus of trees and shrubs of tropical Africa and Asia and Australia
    genus Lepidobotrys
    a genus of dicotyledonous trees belonging to the family Lepidobotryaceae
    Ruptiliocarpon, genus Ruptiliocarpon
    new (1993) genus of trees of Central America now recognized as similar to those of genus Lepidobotrys
    genus Oxalis
    type genus of the Oxalidaceae; large genus of plants having leaves that resemble clover and variously colored flowers usually clustered in umbels
    Averrhoa, genus Averrhoa
    trees native to East Indies having pinnate leaves: carambolas
    Polygala, genus Polygala
    type genus of the Polygalaceae: milkwort; senega; snakeroot
    Ruta, genus Ruta
    type genus of the Rutaceae; strong-scented Eurasian herbs
    genus Citrus
    orange; lemon; lime; etc.
    Citroncirus, genus Citroncirus
    a cross between Citrus sinensis and Poncirus trifoliata
    Dictamnus, genus Dictamnus
    a dicotyledonous genus of the family Rutaceae
    Fortunella, genus Fortunella
    small genus of shrubs native to south China producing small ovoid fruits resembling oranges: includes kumquats
    Phellodendron, genus Phellodendron
    small genus of aromatic deciduous trees of east Asia often having thick corky bark
    Poncirus, genus Poncirus
    one species: trifoliate orange
    Zanthoxylum, genus Zanthoxylum
    deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs: prickly ash
    Simarouba, genus Simarouba
    type genus of Simaroubaceae; tropical American trees and shrubs having a pale soft wood and bitter bark
    genus Ailanthus
    small genus of east Asian and Chinese trees with odd-pinnate leaves and long twisted samaras
    Irvingia, genus Irvingia
    wild mango
    Kirkia, genus Kirkia
    small genus of tropical South African trees and shrubs
    Picrasma, genus Picrasma
    small genus of deciduous trees of tropical America and Asia
    genus Quassia
    tropical trees and shrubs with pinnate leaves and large scarlet flowers; bark is medicinal
    Tropaeolum, genus Tropaeolum
    a tropical American genus of dicotyledonous climbing or diffuse pungent herbs constituting the family Tropaeolaceae
    Zygophyllum, genus Zygophyllum
    usually tropical herbs or shrubs having ill-smelling foliage and flower buds that are used as capers: bean capers
    Bulnesia, genus Bulnesia
    palo santo
    Guaiacum, genus Guaiacum
    small genus of evergreen resinous trees or shrubs of warm and tropical America
    Larrea, genus Larrea
    xerophytic evergreen shrubs; South America to southwestern United States
    Tribulus, genus Tribulus
    annual or perennial herbs or subshrubs of warm regions
    Salix, genus Salix
    a large and widespread genus varying in size from small shrubs to large trees: willows
    Populus, genus Populus
    a genus of trees of the family Salicaceae that is found in the northern hemisphere; poplars
    Santalum, genus Santalum
    parasitic trees of Indonesia and Malaysia
    genus Buckleya
    small genus of Asiatic and American parasitic shrubs
    Comandra, genus Comandra
    small genus of chiefly North American parasitic plants
    Eucarya, Fusanus, genus Eucarya, genus Fusanus
    quandong trees
    Pyrularia, genus Pyrularia
    small genus of chiefly Asiatic parasitic shrubs
    Loranthus, genus Loranthus
    type genus of the Loranthaceae: 1 species
    Arceuthobium, genus Arceuthobium
    genus of chiefly American plants parasitic on conifers
    Nuytsia, genus Nuytsia
    one species
    Viscum, genus Viscum
    type genus of the Viscaceae: Old World evergreen shrubs parasitic on many trees including oaks but especially apple trees, poplars, aspens and cottonwoods
    Phoradendron, genus Phoradendron
    any of various American parasitic plants similar to Old World mistletoe: false mistletoe
    Cephalotus, genus Cephalotus
    one species: Australian pitcher plant
    Ceratopetalum, genus Ceratopetalum
    a dicotyledonous genus of the family Cunoniaceae
    genus Hydrangea
    type genus of Hydrangeaceae; large genus of shrubs and some trees and vines with white or pink or blue flower clusters; sometimes placed in family Saxifragaceae
    genus Carpenteria
    one species; sometimes placed in family Saxifragaceae
    Decumaria, genus Decumaria
    small genus of woody climbers with adhesive aerial roots; sometimes placed in family Saxifragaceae
    genus Deutzia
    genus of ornamental mostly deciduous shrubs native to Asia and Central America; widespread in cultivation; sometimes placed in family Saxifragaceae
    genus Philadelphus
    mock orange: type and sole genus of the subfamily Philadelphaceae; sometimes placed in family Saxifragaceae
    Schizophragma, genus Schizophragma
    small genus of deciduous climbing and creeping shrubs with white flowers in flat clusters; sometimes placed in family Saxifragaceae
    Saxifraga, genus Saxifraga
    type genus of the Saxifragaceae; large genus of usually perennial herbs of Arctic and cool regions of northern hemisphere: saxifrage
    genus Astilbe
    chiefly Asiatic perennials: spirea
    genus Bergenia
    genus of perennial spring-blooming rhizomatous herbs with thick evergreen leaves; eastern Asia
    Boykinia, genus Boykinia
    genus of perennial rhizomatous herbs with flowers in panicles; North America; Japan
    Chrysosplenium, genus Chrysosplenium
    genus of widely distributed semiaquatic herbs with minute greenish-yellow apetalous flowers
    Darmera, Peltiphyllum, genus Darmera, genus Peltiphyllum
    one species
    Francoa, genus Francoa
    perennial evergreen herbs with white or pink flowers; Chile
    Heuchera, genus Heuchera
    genus of North American herbs with basal cordate or orbicular leaves and small panicled flowers
    Leptarrhena, genus Leptarrhena
    one species: leatherleaf saxifrage
    Lithophragma, genus Lithophragma
    small genus of perennial herbs of the western North America
    Mitella, genus Mitella
    genus of low slender herbs of North America and northeastern Asia having flowers with trifid or pinnatifid petals
    genus Parnassia
    genus of bog herbs of Arctic and northern temperate regions
    genus Suksdorfia
    small genus of rhizomatous herbs of northwestern America and South America
    Tellima, genus Tellima
    genus of hardy perennials with palmately lobed leaves and long racemes of small nodding five-petaled flowers; western North America
    Tiarella, genus Tiarella
    small genus of North American herbs having mostly basal leaves and slender racemes of delicate white flowers
    Tolmiea, genus Tolmiea
    one species: pickaback plant
    Platanus, genus Platanus
    genus of large monoecious mostly deciduous trees: London plane; sycamore
    genus Polemonium
    type genus of the Polemoniaceae
    genus Acanthus
    bear's breeches
    Graptophyllum, genus Graptophyllum
    caricature plant
    Thunbergia, genus Thunbergia
    a genus of herbs or vines of the family Acanthaceae
    Bignonia, genus Bignonia
    one species: cross vine
    genus Catalpa
    a dicotyledonous genus of plants belonging to the family Bignoniaceae; has large flowers (white or mottled) and long terete pods
    Chilopsis, genus Chilopsis
    one species: desert willow
    Crescentia, genus Crescentia
    a genus of tropical American trees of the family Bignoniaceae; has a short trunk and crooked limbs and drooping branches
    genus Gesneria
    large genus of tropical American herbs having showy tubular flowers
    genus Achimenes
    genus of tropical perennial American herbs
    genus Aeschynanthus
    large genus of East Indian ornamental woody epiphytic plants
    Alsobia, genus Alsobia
    tropical American herbs sometimes included in genus Episcia
    genus Columnea
    genus of tropical American subshrubs and lianas
    genus Episcia
    genus of tropical American herbs having soft hairy foliage
    genus Gloxinia
    small genus of tropical American herbs with leafy stems and axillary flowers
    genus Kohleria
    genus of tropical American shrubs
    Saintpaulia, genus Saintpaulia
    east African herb with nodding flowers; widely cultivated
    Sinningia, genus Sinningia
    genus of perennial tuberous herbs and shrubs of Central and South America
    genus Streptocarpus
    large genus of usually stemless African or Asian herbs: Cape primrose
    Hydrophyllum, genus Hydrophyllum
    waterleaf
    Emmanthe, genus Emmanthe
    one species: yellow bells
    Eriodictyon, genus Eriodictyon
    small genus of evergreen shrubs of southwestern United States and Mexico
    genus Nemophila
    genus of ornamental chiefly California herbs: baby blue-eyes
    genus Phacelia
    American herbs with usually pinnatifid leaves and blue or purple or white flowers in scorpioid cymes
    Pholistoma, genus Pholistoma
    straggling herbs of southwestern United States
    Acinos, genus Acinos
    plants closely allied to the genera Satureja and Calamintha
    Agastache, genus Agastache
    giant hyssop; Mexican hyssop
    Ajuga, genus Ajuga
    bugle
    Ballota, genus Ballota
    perennial herbs or subshrubs of especially Mediterranean area: black horehound
    Blephilia, genus Blephilia
    small genus of North American herbs: wood mints
    Calamintha, genus Calamintha
    calamint
    Clinopodium, genus Clinopodium
    wild basil
    Collinsonia, genus Collinsonia
    small genus of perennial erect or spreading aromatic herbs; United States
    genus Coleus
    genus of Old World tropical plants cultivated for their variegated leaves; various plants sometimes placed in genera Plectranthus or Solenostemon
    Conradina, genus Conradina
    small genus of low aromatic shrubs of southeastern United States
    Dracocephalum, genus Dracocephalum
    genus of American herbs and dwarf shrubs of the mind family: dragonheads
    genus Elsholtzia
    genus of Asiatic and African aromatic herbs
    Galeopsis, genus Galeopsis
    erect annual European herbs
    Glechoma, genus Glechoma
    ground ivy
    Hedeoma, genus Hedeoma
    small genus of American herbs (American pennyroyal)
    Hyssopus, genus Hyssopus
    Eurasian genus of perennial herbs or subshrubs
    Lamium, genus Lamium
    genus of Old World herbs: dead nettles; henbits
    Lavandula, genus Lavandula
    lavender
    Leonotis, genus Leonotis
    small genus of tropical herbs and subshrubs of South Africa
    Leonurus, genus Leonurus
    genus of stout Old World herbs having flowers in whorls
    Lepechinia, Sphacele, genus Lepechinia, genus Sphacele
    a dicotyledonous genus of the family Labiatae
    Lycopus, genus Lycopus
    small genus of herbs of the mint family
    genus Origanum
    a genus of aromatic mints of the family Labiatae
    Majorana, genus Majorana
    small genus of herbs usually included in the genus Origanum
    Marrubium, genus Marrubium
    Old World aromatic herbs: horehound
    Melissa, genus Melissa
    a genus of Old World mints of the family Labiatae
    Mentha, genus Mentha
    mint plants
    Micromeria, genus Micromeria
    large genus of fragrant chiefly Old World herbs
    Molucella, genus Molucella
    small genus of aromatic herbs of Mediterranean regions; widely cultivated
    genus Monarda
    wild bergamot, horsemint, beebalm
    Nepeta, genus Nepeta
    catmint
    Ocimum, genus Ocimum
    basil
    Perilla, genus Perilla
    small genus of Asiatic herbs
    genus Phlomis
    large genus of Old World aromatic herbs or subshrubs or shrubs having often woolly leaves
    genus Physostegia
    genus of North American perennial herbs
    genus Plectranthus
    large genus of ornamental flowering plants; includes some plants often placed in the genus Coleus
    Pogostemon, genus Pogostemon
    genus of Asiatic shrubs or trees whose leaves yield a fragrant oil
    Prunella, genus Prunella
    small genus of perennial mostly Eurasian having terminal spikes of small purplish or white flowers
    Koellia, Pycnanthemum, genus Koellia, genus Pycnanthemum
    American mountain mint
    Rosmarinus, genus Rosmarinus
    rosemary
    genus Salvia
    large genus of shrubs and subshrubs of the mint family varying greatly in habit: sage
    Satureia, Satureja, genus Satureia, genus Satureja
    savory
    Scutellaria, genus Scutellaria
    an asterid dicot genus that includes the skullcaps
    Sideritis, genus Sideritis
    genus of woolly aromatic herbs or subshrubs or shrubs of Mediterranean region
    Solenostemon, genus Solenostemon
    genus of shrubby often succulent herbs of tropical Africa and Asia; includes some plants often placed in genus Coleus
    Stachys, genus Stachys
    large genus of usually woolly or hairy herbs or subshrubs or shrubs; temperate eastern hemisphere; tropical Australasia
    Teucrium, genus Teucrium
    large widely distributed genus of perennial herbs or shrubs or subshrubs; native to Mediterranean region to western Asia
    Thymus, genus Thymus
    large genus of Old World mints: thyme
    Trichostema, genus Trichostema
    genus of North American aromatic herbs or subshrubs: blue curls
    Scrophularia, genus Scrophularia
    type genus of Scrophulariaceae; named for the plants' supposed ability to cure scrofula: figworts
    Antirrhinum, genus Antirrhinum
    a genus of herbs of the family Scrophulariaceae with brightly colored irregular flowers
    Besseya, genus Besseya
    genus of North American spring wildflowers
    Aureolaria, genus Aureolaria
    small genus of North American herbs often root-parasitic and bearing golden-yellow flowers; sometimes placed in genus Gerardia
    genus Calceolaria
    large genus of tropical American herbs and shrubs with showy cymose flowers
    Castilleia, Castilleja, genus Castilleia, genus Castilleja
    genus of western North and South American perennials often partially parasitic on roots of grasses
    Chelone, genus Chelone
    herbaceous perennials: shellflower
    Collinsia, genus Collinsia
    genus of hardy annual herbs of western United States
    Culver's physic, Culver's root, Culvers physic, Culvers root, Veronicastrum virginicum, whorlywort
    a tall perennial herb having spikes of small white or purple flowers; common in eastern North America
    genus Digitalis
    genus of Eurasian herbs having alternate leaves and racemes of showy bell-shaped flowers
    genus Gerardia
    genus of annual or perennial herbs with showy pink or purple or yellow flowers; plants often assigned to genera Aureolaria or Agalinis
    Agalinis, genus Agalinis
    semiparasitic herb with purple or white or pink flowers; grows in the United States and West Indies
    Linaria, genus Linaria
    genus of herbs and subshrubs having showy flowers: spurred snapdragon
    Penstemon, genus Penstemon
    large genus of subshrubs or herbs having showy blue or purple or red or yellow or white flowers; mostly western North America
    Verbascum, genus Verbascum
    genus of coarse herbs and subshrubs mostly with woolly leaves
    genus Veronica
    widespread genus of herbs with pink or white or blue or purple flowers: speedwell
    Solanum, genus Solanum
    type genus of the Solanaceae: nightshade; potato; eggplant; bittersweet
    Atropa, genus Atropa
    belladonna
    genus Browallia
    small genus of tropical South American annuals
    Brunfelsia, genus Brunfelsia
    genus of tropical American shrubs grown for their flowers followed by fleshy berrylike fruits
    Brugmansia, genus Brugmansia
    includes some plants often placed in the genus Datura: angel's trumpets
    Capsicum, genus Capsicum
    chiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits: sweet and hot peppers
    Cestrum, genus Cestrum
    genus of fragrant tropical American shrubs
    Cyphomandra, genus Cyphomandra
    tree tomato
    Datura, genus Datura
    thorn apple
    Fabiana, genus Fabiana
    genus of South and Central American heathlike evergreen shrubs
    Hyoscyamus, genus Hyoscyamus
    genus of poisonous herbs: henbane
    Lycium, genus Lycium
    deciduous and evergreen shrubs often spiny; cosmopolitan in temperate and subtropical regions
    Lycopersicon, Lycopersicum, genus Lycopersicon, genus Lycopersicum
    tomatoes
    Mandragora, genus Mandragora
    a genus of stemless herbs of the family Solanaceae
    Nicandra, genus Nicandra
    sturdy annual of Peru
    Nicotiana, genus Nicotiana
    American and Asiatic aromatic herbs and shrubs with viscid foliage
    genus Nierembergia
    genus of tropical American erect or creeping herbs with solitary flowers
    Petunia, genus Petunia
    annual or perennial herbs or shrubs of tropical South America
    Physalis, genus Physalis
    ground cherries
    Salpichroa, genus Salpichroa
    herbs of temperate North and South America: cock's eggs
    genus Salpiglossis
    small genus of herbs of the southern Andes having large showy flowers
    genus Schizanthus
    Chilean herbs with orchid-like flowers
    Scopolia, genus Scopolia
    genus of European perennial herbs yielding medicinal alkaloids
    Solandra, genus Solandra
    shrubby climbers of tropical America
    Streptosolen, genus Streptosolen
    one species: marmalade bush
    genus Verbena
    type genus of the Verbenaceae; genus of herbaceous perennials and subshrubs
    Avicennia, genus Avicennia
    small genus of tropical shrubs or trees
    Aegiceras, genus Aegiceras
    a genus of herbs of the family Verbenaceae
    Tectona, genus Tectona
    small genus of southeastern Asian tropics: teak
    Euphorbia, genus Euphorbia
    type genus of the Euphorbiaceae: very large genus of diverse plants all having milky juice
    Acalypha, genus Acalypha
    a genus of herbs and shrubs belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae
    genus Croton
    tropical shrubs and herbs; source of croton oil
    Codiaeum, genus Codiaeum
    evergreen tropical trees and shrubs with thick and colorful leathery leaves; Malaya and Pacific islands
    Mercurialis, genus Mercurialis
    a genus of slender herbs belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae
    Ricinus, genus Ricinus
    a genus of herb having only one known species: castor-oil plant
    Cnidoscolus, genus Cnidoscolus
    a genus of perennial plant with bristles; belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae
    Jatropha, genus Jatropha
    a mainly tropical genus of American plant belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae
    Hevea, genus Hevea, rubber tree
    small genus of South American trees yielding latex
    Manihot, genus Manihot
    genus of economically important tropical plants: cassava
    Aleurites, genus Aleurites
    candlenut
    Pedilanthus, genus Pedilanthus
    tropical American succulent shrubs
    Sebastiana, genus Sebastiana
    Mexican spurges
    genus Camellia
    tropical Asiatic evergreen shrubs or small trees
    Aethusa, genus Aethusa
    fool's parsley
    Anethum, genus Anethum
    dill
    genus Angelica
    biennial or perennial herbs of the northern hemisphere; have a taproot
    Anthriscus, genus Anthriscus
    chervil: of Europe, North Africa and Asia
    Apium, genus Apium
    celery
    genus Astrantia
    a genus of Eurasian herbs of the family Umbelliferae with aromatic roots and palmate leaves and showy flowers
    Carum, genus Carum
    caraway
    Cicuta, genus Cicuta
    small genus of perennial herbs having deadly poisonous tuberous roots: water hemlock
    Conium, genus Conium
    small genus of highly toxic biennials: hemlock
    Conopodium, genus Conopodium
    a genus of dicotyledonous plants of the family Umbelliferae
    Coriandrum, genus Coriandrum
    small genus of annual Mediterranean herbs
    Cuminum, genus Cuminum
    cumin
    Daucus, genus Daucus
    carrot
    Eryngium, genus Eryngium
    large genus of decorative plants with thistlelike flower heads; cosmopolitan in distribution
    Foeniculum, genus Foeniculum
    very small genus of aromatic European herbs with pinnately compound leaves and yellow flowers
    Heracleum, genus Heracleum
    widely distributed genus of plants with usually thick rootstocks and large umbels of white flowers
    Levisticum, genus Levisticum
    genus of aromatic European herbs with yellow flowers
    Myrrhis, genus Myrrhis
    European perennial herbs having pinnate leaves and umbels of white flowers
    Oenanthe, genus Oenanthe
    poisonous herbs: water dropworts
    Pastinaca, genus Pastinaca
    a rosid dicot genus of the family Umbelliferae; includes parsnips
    Petroselinum, genus Petroselinum
    parsley
    Pimpinella, genus Pimpinella
    anise
    Sanicula, genus Sanicula
    chiefly American herbs: sanicle
    Seseli, genus Seseli
    a rosid dicot genus that includes moon carrots
    Sison, genus Sison
    genus including stone parsley
    Sium, genus Sium
    perennial of wet and marshy places in the northern hemisphere: water parsnips
    Smyrnium, genus Smyrnium
    Alexanders
    Aucuba, genus Aucuba
    hardy evergreen dioecious shrubs and small trees from Japan
    Cornus, genus Cornus
    a rosid dicot genus of the family Cornaceae including: dogwood; cornel: perennial chiefly deciduous shrubs or small trees of temperate regions of northern hemisphere
    Corokia, genus Corokia
    evergreen shrubs with intricately twisted wiry stems that in summer are smothered in small yellow flowers; grows in New Zealand
    Curtisia, genus Curtisia
    a large evergreen tree of South Africa
    Griselinia, genus Griselinia
    evergreen shrubs of New Zealand and South America
    Helwingia, genus Helwingia
    deciduous dioecious shrubs native to woodland thickets in low mountains in Japan
    Valeriana, genus Valeriana
    genus of widely distributed perennial herbs and some shrubs
    Valerianella, genus Valerianella
    genus of Old World annual herbs widely naturalized
    Centranthus, genus Centranthus
    genus of southern European herbs and subshrubs
    type of:
    genus
    (biology) taxonomic group containing one or more species
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