genus Sophora


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Noun1.genus Sophora - cosmopolitan genus of trees and shrubs having odd-pinnate leaves and showy flowersgenus Sophora - cosmopolitan genus of trees and shrubs having odd-pinnate leaves and showy flowers; some species placed in genus Podalyria
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
Chinese scholar tree, Chinese scholartree, Japanese pagoda tree, Sophora japonica, Sophora sinensis - handsome roundheaded deciduous tree having compound dark green leaves and profuse panicles of fragrant creamy-white flowers; China and Japan
coral bean, frijolillo, frijolito, mescal bean, Sophora secundiflora - shrub or small tree having pinnate leaves poisonous to livestock and dense racemes of intensely fragrant blue flowers and red beans
kowhai, Sophora tetraptera - shrub or small tree of New Zealand and Chile having pendulous racemes of tubular golden-yellow flowers; yields a hard strong wood
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There are many fine Chinese plants grown in gardens today and the genus Sophora is a typical example.