genus Lesquerella


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Noun1.genus Lesquerella - genus of low-growing hairy herbs: bladderpods
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, family Brassicaceae, family Cruciferae, mustard family - a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives
bladderpod - any of several hairy North American herbs having yellow racemose flowers and inflated pods
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Bladderpod oil is a seed oil, extracted from the seeds of Lesquerella fendleri and other species of genus Lesquerella. The seeds contain 11 to 39 percent oil of which 50 to 74 percent are fatty acids containing hydroxy groups.
The genus Lesquerella. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, x + 288pp.