Swainsona


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Noun1.Swainsona - a genus of Australian herbs and subshrubs: darling peas
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Fabaceae, family Fabaceae, family Leguminosae, legume family, Leguminosae, pea family - a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae
darling pea, poison bush - either of two Australian plants of the genus Swainsona that are poisonous to sheep
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pulchellus, Eragrostis lacunaria, Phyllanthus lacunellus, Sclerolaena patenticuspis, Swainsona microphylla) were present in both years.
50) stamps depict the Cooktown Orchid Dendrobium phalaenopsis, the Red and Green Kangaroo Paw Anigozanthos manglesii and Sturt's Desert Pea Swainsona Formosa respectively.
It has been used as an instrument drug to study glucoprotein N-link oligosaccharide since its initial extraction from the fruit of Australian Swainsona canescens and North America locoweed (including Astragalus and Oxytropis spp.