genus Lupinus

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Noun1.genus Lupinus - herbs or shrubs: lupingenus Lupinus - herbs or shrubs: lupin    
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
lupin, lupine - any plant of the genus Lupinus; bearing erect spikes of usually purplish-blue flowers
Lupinus arboreus, tree lupine - evergreen shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States having showy yellow or blue flowers; naturalized in Australia
Indian beet, Lupinus perennis, old-maid's bonnet, sundial lupine, wild lupine - stout perennial of eastern and central North America having palmate leaves and showy racemose blue flowers
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The plants of the genus Lupinus are legumes rich in proteins, fats, complex carbohydrates, and micronutrients that have for centuries been consumed in the Middle East, the Mediterranean Region and the American Andes, a region in which the lupine variety that predominates is L Mutabilis (39).
Among the species most likely to compete with soybean proteins are legumes of the genus Lupinus [3, 4].