genus Bidens


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Noun1.genus Bidens - bur marigoldsgenus Bidens - bur marigolds        
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
beggar's-ticks, bur marigold, burr marigold, sticktight, beggar-ticks - any of several plants of the genus Bidens having yellow flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing
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During our explorations in the east Cape Region, we collected two interesting specimens from the same geographic area, one of them belonging to the genus Bidens, that led to this paper.