genus Stevia


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Noun1.genus Stevia - genus of shrubs and herbs of tropical and warm Americas
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
stevia - any plant of the genus Stevia or the closely related genus Piqueria having glutinous foliage and white or purplish flowers; Central and South America
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[50.] Kinghorn AD Stevia-The genus Stevia: Overview.
Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni - a perennial semi-shrub plant species belonging to the genus Stevia classified in Asteraceae family has its origin from South America.
The genus Stevia distributed from Paraguay and Brazil belongs to the family Compositae within the tribe Eupatorieae.