Definition of Pueraria

1. Noun. Genus of woody Asiatic vines: kudzu.

Exact synonyms: Genus Pueraria
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Kudzu, Kudzu Vine, Pueraria Lobata



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pueraria

Puccini
Puccinia
Puccinia graminis
Pucciniaceae
Pucikwar
Puck
Pucklike
Pudahuel
Puducherry
Puebla
Puebla de Zaragoza
Pueblan
Pueblans
Puebloan
Puebloans
Pueraria (current term)
Pueraria lobata
Puerto Rican
Puerto Rican Sign Language
Puerto Rican Virgin Islands
Puerto Ricans
Puerto Rico
Puffinus
Puffinus puffinus
Puget Sound
Pugh
Pughe
Pugin
Puginesque
Puglia

Literary usage of Pueraria

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Trees & Shrubs for English Gardens by Ernest Thomas Cook (1902)
"Pueraria THUNBERGIANA.—Khasia. An evergreen climber, with leaves 5 inches in diameter, bearing blue flowers. ... The leaves, or rather cladodes, Pueraria ..."

2. Trees & Shrubs for English Gardens by Ernest Thomas Cook (1908)
"Pueraria THUNBERGIANA.—Khasia. An evergreen climber, with leaves 5 inches in diameter, bearing blue flowers. Fibre is obtained from the stems and starch ..."

3. The Philippine Journal of Science by Philippines Bureau of Science (1908)
"... plant is apparently Glycine and not Pueraria, and seems to be allied to 0. javanica Linn. I have examined the type of Pueraria ..."

4. Cover Crops in West Africa: Contributing to Sustainable Agriculture by Daniel Buckles (1998)
"Après 20 ans de pâturage, Centrosema et Pueraria ont pratiquement été remplacés ... The most successful cover crops include Centrosema pubescens, Pueraria ..."

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