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Noun1.Frasera - genus of North American herbs: columbo; includes some species sometimes placed in genus Swertia
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Gentianaceae, gentian family, Gentianaceae - chiefly herbaceous plants with showy flowers; some are cultivated as ornamentals
American columbo, American gentian, columbo, deer's-ear, deer's-ears, pyramid plant - any of various tall perennial herbs constituting the genus Frasera; widely distributed in warm dry upland areas of California, Oregon, and Washington
Frasera speciosa, green gentian, Swertia speciosa - tall herb with panicles of white flowers flushed with green; northwestern United States; sometimes placed in genus Swertia
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This has been observed in other species with intermediate complex MPD (e.g., Delphinium fissum subsp, sordidum; Herranz et al., 2010b) or deep complex MPD (e.g., Frasera caroliniensis; Threadgill et al., 1981).