genus Medicago


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Noun1.genus Medicago - a genus of herbs that resemble clovergenus Medicago - a genus of herbs that resemble clover
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
medic, medick, trefoil - any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves
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Bena G (2001) Molecular phylogeny supports the morphologically based taxonomic transfer of the "medicagoid" Trigonella species to the genus Medicago L.
"It's called southern spotted burclover and belongs to the genus Medicago that also includes alfalfa, buttonclover, black medic, and other leguminous cover crops.
Many species of the legume genus Medicago are native to the Mediterranean basin (Lesins and Lesins 1979) and are important as agricultural crops (Irwin et al.
Measuring chromosomes from photomicrographs, Falistocco (1987) obtained much larger chromosome measurements than what others have reported for the genus Medicago; for example, a total length ranging between 9 and 12 [micro]m.