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Related to genus Crescentia: Crescentia cujete
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|Noun||1.||genus Crescentia - a genus of tropical American trees of the family Bignoniaceae; has a short trunk and crooked limbs and drooping branches|
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
Bignoniaceae, family Bignoniaceae - trees or shrubs or woody vines or herbs having fruit resembling gourds or capsules; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales