oxytropis definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of leguminous plants of tribe Galegeæ together with subtribe Astragaleæ, distinguished from Astragalus because of the razor-sharp appendage regarding keel-petals.
    • huge widely-distributed genus of evergreen bushes or subshrubs having odd-pinnate leaves and racemose or spicate blossoms each having a pea-like corolla with a clawed petal

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