genus Zygophyllum

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Noun1.genus Zygophyllum - usually tropical herbs or shrubs having ill-smelling foliage and flower buds that are used as capers: bean capers
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
bean-caper family, family Zygophyllaceae, Zygophyllaceae - small trees, shrubs, and herbs of warm arid and saline regions; often resinous; some poisonous: genera Zygophyllum, Tribulus, Guaiacum, Larrea
bean caper, Syrian bean caper, Zygophyllum fabago - perennial shrub of the eastern Mediterranean region and southwestern Asia having flowers whose buds are used as capers
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Many plants belonging to the genus Zygophyllum have been shown to cause various biological effects (Shabana et al.