genus Spraguea


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Noun1.genus Spraguea - small genus of usually perennial herbs having deep woody taproots and flower heads of umbels or cymes
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
family Portulacaceae, Portulacaceae, purslane family - family of usually succulent herbs; cosmopolitan in distribution especially in Americas
Calyptridium umbellatum, pussy-paw, pussy-paws, pussy's-paw, Spraguea umbellatum - pink clusters of densely packed flowers on prostrate stems resemble upturned pads of cats' feet; grow in coniferous forests of western North America
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Within the microsporidian genus Spraguea, the parasites are confined to neuronal fiber axoplasms in the central nervous system of anglerfish, genus Lophius.
Microsporidian parasites of the genus Spraguea develop in neuronal cells in the central nervous system of different species of the genus Lophius (1).