Definitions for chamaecrista
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Chamaecrista, genus Chamaecrista(noun)
genus of tropical herbs or subshrubs having sensitive leaves and suddenly dehiscing pods; some species placed in genus Cassia
Chamaecrista is a genus of flowering plants in the pea family, Fabaceae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae. Members of the genus are commonly known as sensitive pea. Several species are capable of rapid plant movement.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. Some species were reclassified from CASSIA and Senna.
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