genus Matthiola


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Noun1.genus Matthiola - genus of Old World plants grown as ornamentalsgenus Matthiola - genus of Old World plants grown as ornamentals
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
gillyflower, stock - any of several Old World plants cultivated for their brightly colored flowers
brompton stock, Matthiola incana - European plant with racemes of sweet-scented flowers; widely cultivated as an ornamental
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MATERIALS AND METHODS--We used the dichotomous key in the most recent monograph of the genus Matthiola to tentatively identify our unknown plants as M.