genus Viola

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Related to genus Viola: viola species
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Noun1.genus Viola - large genus of flowering herbs of temperate regionsgenus Viola - large genus of flowering herbs of temperate regions
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Violaceae, Violaceae, violet family - a family of order Parietales including the genera Viola, Hybanthus, Hymenanthera, Melicytus
viola - any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola
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Various species of the genus Viola are distributed in India, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, China, Myanmar, Nepal, Kashmir and Pakistan [15].
Khan, "Ethno-medicinal, phytochemical and pharmacological profile of genus Viola" Phytopharmacology, vol.
The larvae of the queen of Spain fritillary feed on several species in the genus Viola in Violacea, but the main food plants are wild pansy (Viola tricolor L.) and field pansy (Viola aruensis Murr.).