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asterid dicot family

Definitions of asterid dicot family
  1. noun
    family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
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    Asteraceae, Compositae, aster family, family Asteraceae, family Compositae
    plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
    Ambrosiaceae, family Ambrosiaceae
    in some classifications considered a separate family comprising a subgroup of the Compositae including the ragweeds
    Rubiaceae, family Rubiaceae, madder family
    widely distributed family of mostly tropical trees and shrubs and herbs; includes coffee and chinchona and gardenia and madder and bedstraws and partridgeberry
    Caprifoliaceae, family Caprifoliaceae, honeysuckle family
    shrubs and small trees and woody vines
    Dipsacaceae, family Dipsacaceae
    chiefly southern European herbs with flowers usually in dense cymose heads
    Polemoniaceae, family Polemoniaceae, phlox family
    a widely distributed family of chiefly herbaceous plants of the order Polemoniales; often have showy flowers
    Acanthaceae, acanthus family, family Acanthaceae
    widely distributed herbs and shrubs and trees; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales
    Bignoniaceae, family Bignoniaceae
    trees or shrubs or woody vines or herbs having fruit resembling gourds or capsules; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales
    Gesneriaceae, family Gesneriaceae, gesneria family
    large family of tropical herbs or shrubs or lianas; in some classification systems placed in the order Scrophulariales
    Hydrophyllaceae, family Hydrophyllaceae, waterleaf family
    perennial woodland herbs
    Labiatae, Lamiaceae, family Labiatae, family Lamiaceae, mint family
    a large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including mint; thyme; sage; rosemary
    Scrophulariaceae, family Scrophulariaceae, figwort family, foxglove family
    a family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Polemoniales; includes figwort and snapdragon and foxglove and toadflax and speedwell and mullein; in some classifications placed in the order Scrophulariales
    Solanaceae, family Solanaceae, potato family
    large and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous; includes the genera Solanum, Atropa, Brugmansia, Capsicum, Datura, Hyoscyamus, Lycopersicon, Nicotiana, Petunia, Physalis, and Solandra
    Verbenaceae, family Verbenaceae, verbena family, vervain family
    family of New World tropical and subtropical herbs and shrubs and trees
    Avicenniaceae, family Avicenniaceae
    used in some classifications: coextensive with the genus Avicennia
    Valerianaceae, family Valerianaceae, valerian family
    genus of mostly herbs having a characteristic fetid odor
    Campsis radicans, trumpet creeper, trumpet vine
    a North American woody vine having pinnate leaves and large red trumpet-shaped flowers
    mint
    any member of the mint family of plants
    type of:
    dicot family, magnoliopsid family
    family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
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