genus Abelmoschus


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Noun1.genus Abelmoschus - genus of tropical coarse herbs having large lobed leaves and often yellow flowersgenus Abelmoschus - genus of tropical coarse herbs having large lobed leaves and often yellow flowers
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Malvaceae, mallow family, Malvaceae - herbs and shrubs and some trees: mallows; cotton; okra
Abelmoschus esculentus, Hibiscus esculentus, lady's-finger, okra plant, okra, gumbo - tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus
Abelmoschus moschatus, abelmosk, Hibiscus moschatus, musk mallow - bushy herb of tropical Asia grown for its yellow or pink to scarlet blooms that resemble the hibiscus
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Okra belongs to the genus Abelmoschus, within the mallow family.