heracleum definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of dicotyledonous polypetalous flowers established by Linnæus, of the all-natural order Umbelliferæ, tribe Peucedaneæ, described as its broadly obovate, strongly squeezed wing-margined good fresh fruit.
    • widely distributed genus of plants with often thick rootstocks and enormous umbels of white flowers

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