genus Crotalaria


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Noun1.genus Crotalaria - large genus of herbs with simple leaves and racemes of yellow flowers; mainly of tropical Africa
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
crotalaria, rattlebox - any of various plants of the genus Crotalaria having inflated pods within which the seeds rattle; used for pasture and green-manure crops
American rattlebox, Crotalaria sagitallis - tropical American annual herb having an inflated pod in which the ripe seeds rattle
Crotalaria spectabilis, Indian rattlebox - erect subshrub having purple-tinted flowers and an inflated pod in which the ripe seeds rattle; India
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2] The genus Crotalaria (Fabaceae) has 300 species worldwide with only eighteen species are found in India.
SUNN HEMP is a member of the Leguminosae (Fabaceae) family and economically is the most important species of the genus Crotalaria, which consists of about 550 species.