genus Salvadora


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Noun1.genus Salvadora - genus of evergreen trees or shrubs; fruit is a drupe; grows in Africa through Arabia to India and China
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Salvadoraceae, Salvadora family, Salvadoraceae - a family of Old World shrubs and trees of order Gentianales; related to Oleaceae but having four stamens and four petals
Salvadora persica, toothbrush tree, mustard tree - glabrous or pubescent evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Salvadora; twigs are fibrous and in some parts of the world are bound together in clusters and used as a toothbrush; shoots are used as camel fodder; plant ash provides salt
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The genus Salvadora belongs to the family Salvadoraceae.
These observations pertained to 2 species of the plant genus Salvadora (Larsen 1988).