genus Arabidopsis

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Noun1.genus Arabidopsis - a genus of the mustard family having white or yellow or purplish flowers; closely related to genus Arabis
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, family Brassicaceae, family Cruciferae, mustard family - a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives
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In the genus Arabidopsis, the model plant species, Arabidopsis thaliana, is intolerant of heavy metals while Arabidopsis hallari hyperaccumulates both cadmium and zinc.
He still shudders to remember the plight of a colleague who reviewed the 25 or so species in the mustard genus Arabidopsis and discovered what Hoch calls an "awful mess.
Arabidopsis thaliana in the genus Arabidopsis -- the first plant to have its entire genome sequenced -- is one of the model organisms used for studying plant biology, according to Professor Tzen-Yuh Chiang at Department of Life Science, NCKU.