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    • A genus of flowers, normal order Cruciferœ, composed…
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cheiranthus definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of flowers, normal order Cruciferœ, composed of pubescent natural herbs or small bushes with huge yellow or purple sweet-scented flowers. The wallflower, C. Cheiri, is the best-known species.
    • old-world perennial plants grown with their showy blossoms
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