psoralea

psoralea [sō rā′lē ə]
n.
ModL < Gr psōraleos, scaly < psōra: see PSORIASIS
any of a large genus (Psoralea) of plants of the pea family having scurfy leaves, white to purple flowers, and short pods with single seeds

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