• Definition for "physostigma"
    • A genus of leguminous plants of the tribe…
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physostigma definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of leguminous plants of the tribe Phaseoleæ and subtribe Euphaseoleæ, characterized by the spiral keel and by the continuation of the bearded style above the stigma into a large and oblique hollow hood.
    • African woody vines: calabar beans
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