genus Veronica


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Noun1.genus Veronica - widespread genus of herbs with pink or white or blue or purple flowers: speedwell
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Scrophulariaceae, figwort family, foxglove family, Scrophulariaceae - a family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Polemoniales; includes figwort and snapdragon and foxglove and toadflax and speedwell and mullein; in some classifications placed in the order Scrophulariales
speedwell, veronica - any plant of the genus Veronica
field speedwell, Veronica agrestis - European plant with minute axillary blue flowers on long stalks; widely naturalized in America
American brooklime, Veronica americana, brooklime - plant of western North America and northeastern Asia having prostrate stems with dense racemes of pale violet to lilac flowers
brooklime, European brooklime, Veronica beccabunga - European plant having low-lying stems with blue flowers; sparsely naturalized in North America
Veronica anagallis-aquatica, Veronica michauxii, water speedwell - plant of wet places in Eurasia and America
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Pollen morphology of some species of the genus Veronica (Scrophulariaceae) in Iran.