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  1. Madia, genus Madia(noun)

    genus of sticky herbs with yellow flowers open in morning or evening but closed in bright light

Webster Dictionary

  1. Madia(noun)

    a genus of composite plants, of which one species (Madia sativa) is cultivated for the oil yielded from its seeds by pressure. This oil is sometimes used instead of olive oil for the table

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  1. Madia

    Madia is a genus of annual or perennial usually aromatic herbs, which have yellow flowers, in the family Asteraceae. They are sometimes known as tarweeds. The 11 species in this genus are native to western North America and southwestern South America. The name Madia is derived from native Chilean name for one of the members of the genus.

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