genus Dahlia

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Noun1.genus Dahlia - genus of perennial tuberous plants of Mexico and Central America
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
dahlia, Dahlia pinnata - any of several plants of or developed from the species Dahlia pinnata having tuberous roots and showy rayed variously colored flower heads; native to the mountains of Mexico and Central America and Colombia
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in the genus Dahlia, and Cosmobruchus russelli in Cosmos sp.
The genus Dahlia is a group of plants that diversified in Mexico, includes 35 species, and all can be found in Mexico (Saar 2003, Sorensen 1969).
A Phylogenetic Analysis of the Genus Dahlia (Asteraceae) Based on Internal and External Transcribed Spacer regions of Nuclear Ribosomal DNA.