genus Derris


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Related to genus Derris: Lonchocarpus
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Noun1.genus Derris - genus of Old World tropical shrubs and woody vines
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
derris - any of various usually woody vines of the genus Derris of tropical Asia whose roots yield the insecticide rotenone; several are sources of native fish and arrow poisons
Derris elliptica, derris root, tuba root - woody vine having bright green leaves and racemes of rose-tinted white flowers; the swollen roots contain rotenone
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