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|Noun||1.||genus Nierembergia - genus of tropical American erect or creeping herbs with solitary flowers|
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
nierembergia, cupflower - any of various plants of the genus Nierembergia having upturned bell-shaped flowers
Nierembergia repens, Nierembergia rivularis, whitecup - prostrate woody South American herb with white tubular flowers often tinged with blue or rose