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(Plants) any plant of the tropical and subtropical leguminous genus Psoralea, having curly leaves, white or purple flowers, and short one-seeded pods. See breadroot
[C19: via New Latin from Greek psōraleos mangy, from psōra mange, an allusion to the glandular dots of the plant]
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|Noun||1.||Psoralea - widely distributed genus of herbs or shrubs with glandular compound leaves and spicate or racemose purple or white flowers|
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae