genus Lycopersicon


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Noun1.genus Lycopersicon - tomatoesgenus Lycopersicon - tomatoes        
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Solanaceae, potato family, Solanaceae - large and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous; includes the genera Solanum, Atropa, Brugmansia, Capsicum, Datura, Hyoscyamus, Lycopersicon, Nicotiana, Petunia, Physalis, and Solandra
cherry tomato, Lycopersicon esculentum cerasiforme - plant bearing small red to yellow fruit
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Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) belongs to the genus Lycopersicon under Solanaceae family.
Miller JC, Tanksley SD (1990) RFLP analysis of phylogenetic relationships and genetic variation in the genus Lycopersicon. The or.