genus Xylopia

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Noun1.genus Xylopia - tropical evergreen trees or shrubs; chiefly African
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
Annonaceae, custard-apple family, family Annonaceae - chiefly tropical trees or shrubs
negro pepper, Xylopia aethiopica, Guinea pepper - tropical west African evergreen tree bearing pungent aromatic seeds used as a condiment and in folk medicine