genus Menyanthes

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Noun1.genus Menyanthes - the type genus of the Menyanthaceaegenus Menyanthes - the type genus of the Menyanthaceae; one species: bogbeans
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
buckbean family, family Menyanthaceae, Menyanthaceae - a dicotyledonous family of marsh plants of order Gentianales
bog myrtle, bogbean, buckbean, marsh trefoil, Menyanthes trifoliata, water shamrock - perennial plant of Europe and America having racemes of white or purplish flowers and intensely bitter trifoliate leaves; often rooting at water margin and spreading across the surface