dicot family

Definitions of dicot family
  1. noun
    family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
    synonyms: magnoliopsid family
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    magnoliid dicot family
    family of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
    hamamelid dicot family
    family of mostly woody dicotyledonous flowering plants with flowers often unisexual and often borne in catkins
    caryophylloid dicot family
    family of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
    dilleniid dicot family
    family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
    asterid dicot family
    family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
    rosid dicot family
    a family of dicotyledonous plants
    Myricaceae, family Myricaceae, wax-myrtle family
    constituting the order Myricales
    Leitneriaceae, corkwood family, family Leitneriaceae
    coextensive with the genus Leitneria; commonly isolated in a distinct order
    Apocynaceae, dogbane family, family Apocynaceae
    chiefly tropical trees or shrubs or herbs having milky juice and often showy flowers; many are sources of drugs
    Aristolochiaceae, birthwort family, family Aristolochiaceae
    family of birthworts (including wild ginger)
    Rafflesiaceae, family Rafflesiaceae
    a family of parasitic plants of the order Aristolochiales
    Hydnoraceae, family Hydnoraceae
    a family of flowering plants in Africa and Argentina that are parasitic on the roots of other plants
    Primulaceae, family Primulaceae, primrose family
    a dicotyledonous family of the order Primulales with a regular flower; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere
    Myrsinaceae, family Myrsinaceae, myrsine family
    family of Old World tropical trees and shrubs; some in Florida
    Plumbaginaceae, family Plumbaginaceae, leadwort family, sea-lavender family
    perennial herbs and shrubs and lianas; cosmopolitan especially in saltwater areas
    Theophrastaceae, family Theophrastaceae
    family of mainly tropical American trees and shrubs similar to those of the Myrsinaceae; often included in the Myrsinaceae
    Cucurbitaceae, family Cucurbitaceae, gourd family
    a family of herbaceous vines (such as cucumber or melon or squash or pumpkin)
    Goodenia family, Goodeniaceae, family Goodeniaceae
    a family of sappy plants that grow in Australasia and southeast China
    Lobeliaceae, family Lobeliaceae, lobelia family
    not recognized in all classification systems; in some classifications lobeliaceous plants are included in family Campanulaceae
    Proteaceae, family Proteaceae, protea family
    large family of Australian and South African shrubs and trees with leathery leaves and clustered mostly tetramerous flowers; constitutes the order Proteales
    Casuarinaceae, family Casuarinaceae
    one genus: genus Casuarina
    Gentianaceae, family Gentianaceae, gentian family
    chiefly herbaceous plants with showy flowers; some are cultivated as ornamentals
    Salvadora family, Salvadoraceae, family Salvadoraceae
    a family of Old World shrubs and trees of order Gentianales; related to Oleaceae but having four stamens and four petals
    Oleaceae, family Oleaceae, olive family
    trees and shrubs having berries or drupes or capsules as fruits; sometimes placed in the order Oleales: olive; ash; jasmine; privet; lilac
    Juglandaceae, family Juglandaceae, walnut family
    trees having usually edible nuts: butternuts; walnuts; hickories; pecans
    Combretaceae, combretum family, family Combretaceae
    a family of tropical trees and shrubs of the order Myrtales
    Elaeagnaceae, family Elaeagnaceae, oleaster family
    shrubs or small trees often armed
    Haloragaceae, Haloragidaceae, family Haloragaceae, family Haloragidaceae, water-milfoil family
    a family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Myrtales
    Lecythidaceae, family Lecythidaceae
    large tropical trees bearing large fruits with woody skins
    Lythraceae, family Lythraceae, loosestrife family
    herbs and shrubs and small trees with pink or purple flowers
    Myrtaceae, family Myrtaceae, myrtle family
    trees and shrubs yielding a fragrant oil
    Nyssaceae, family Nyssaceae, sour-gum family, tupelo family
    a family of dicotyledonous trees of order Myrtales that includes the sour gum trees
    Punicaceae, family Punicaceae
    one species: pomegranates
    Rhizophoraceae, family Rhizophoraceae, mangrove family
    trees and shrubs that usually form dense jungles along tropical seacoasts
    Thymelaeaceae, daphne family, family Thymelaeaceae
    family of trees and shrubs and herbs having tough bark that are found especially in Australia and tropical Africa
    Trapaceae, family Trapaceae
    family comprising solely the genus Trapa; in some classifications treated as a subfamily or tribe of the family Onagraceae
    Urticaceae, family Urticaceae, nettle family
    a family of plants of order Urticales including many nettles with stinging hairs
    Cannabidaceae, family Cannabidaceae, hemp family
    two genera of erect or twining herbs that are pollinated by the wind, including the genera Cannabis and Humulus; term not used in all classifications; in some the genus Cannabis is placed in the family Moraceae and the genus Humulus in the family Urticaceae
    Moraceae, family Moraceae, mulberry family
    trees or shrubs having a milky juice; in some classifications includes genus Cannabis
    Cecropiaceae, family Cecropiaceae
    in some classifications included in family Moraceae
    Ulmaceae, elm family, family Ulmaceae
    a dicot family of the order Urticales including: genera Ulmus, Celtis, Planera, Trema
    Menyanthaceae, buckbean family, family Menyanthaceae
    a dicotyledonous family of marsh plants of order Gentianales
    Loganiaceae, family Loganiaceae
    a dicotyledonous family of plants of order Gentianales
    Linaceae, family Linaceae, flax family
    a widely distributed family of plants
    Plantaginaceae, family Plantaginaceae, plantain family
    cosmopolitan family of small herbs and a few shrubs; most are troublesome weeds
    Polygonaceae, buckwheat family, family Polygonaceae
    a family of plants of order Polygonales chiefly of the north temperate zone; includes the buckwheats
    Amygdalaceae, family Amygdalaceae
    used in former classifications for plum and peach and almond trees which are now usually classified as members of the genus Prunus
    Sapindaceae, family Sapindaceae, soapberry family
    chiefly tropical New and Old World deciduous and evergreen trees and shrubs bearing leathery drupes with yellow translucent flesh; most plants produce toxic saponins
    Buxaceae, box family, family Buxaceae
    widely distributed evergreen shrubs and trees
    Celastraceae, family Celastraceae, spindle-tree family, staff-tree family
    trees and shrubs and woody vines usually having bright-colored fruits
    Empetraceae, crowberry family, family Empetraceae
    heathlike shrubs
    Aceraceae, family Aceraceae, maple family
    a family of trees and shrubs of order Sapindales including the maples
    Aquifoliaceae, family Aquifoliaceae, holly family
    widely distributed shrubs and trees
    Anacardiaceae, family Anacardiaceae, sumac family
    the cashew family; trees and shrubs and vines having resinous (sometimes poisonous) juice; includes cashew and mango and pistachio and poison ivy and sumac
    Hippocastanaceae, family Hippocastanaceae, horse-chestnut family
    trees having showy flowers and inedible nutlike seeds in a leathery capsule
    Staphylaceae, bladdernut family, family Staphylaceae
    a family of dicotyledonous plants of order Sapindales found mostly in the north temperate zone
    Ebenaceae, ebony family, family Ebenaceae
    fruit and timber trees of tropical and warm regions including ebony and persimmon
    Sapotaceae, family Sapotaceae, sapodilla family
    tropical trees or shrubs with milky juice and often edible fleshy fruit
    Symplocaceae, family Symplocaceae, sweetleaf family
    a dicotyledonous family of order Ebenales
    Styracaceae, family Styracaceae, storax family, styrax family
    a widely distributed family of shrubs and trees of order Ebenales
    Sarraceniaceae, family Sarraceniaceae, pitcher-plant family
    insectivorous plants
    Nepenthaceae, family Nepenthaceae
    coextensive with the genus Nepenthes
    Droseraceae, family Droseraceae, sundew family
    a family of carnivorous herbs and shrubs
    Roridulaceae, family Roridulaceae
    in some classifications included in the family Droseraceae
    Convolvulaceae, family Convolvulaceae, morning-glory family
    morning glory; bindweed; sweet potato; plants having trumpet-shaped flowers and a climbing or twining habit
    Orobanchaceae, broomrape family, family Orobanchaceae
    brown or yellow leafless herbs; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales
    Rhamnaceae, buckthorn family, family Rhamnaceae
    trees and shrubs usually thorny bearing drupaceous fruit many having medicinal value
    Vitaceae, Vitidaceae, family Vitaceae, grapevine family
    a family of vines belonging to order Rhamnales
    Piperaceae, family Piperaceae, pepper family
    tropical woody vines and herbaceous plants having aromatic herbage and minute flowers in spikelets
    Chloranthaceae, family Chloranthaceae
    small family of tropical herbs and shrubs and trees
    Saururaceae, family Saururaceae, lizard's-tail family
    family of perennial aromatic herbs: genera Saururus, Anemopsis, Houttuynia
    Asclepiadaceae, family Asclepiadaceae, milkweed family
    widely distributed family of herbs and shrubs of the order Gentianales; most with milky juice
    Annonaceae, custard-apple family, family Annonaceae
    chiefly tropical trees or shrubs
    Berberidaceae, barberry family, family Berberidaceae
    shrubs or herbs
    Calycanthaceae, calycanthus family, family Calycanthaceae, strawberry-shrub family
    shrubs or small trees having aromatic bark; the eastern United States and eastern Asia
    Ceratophyllaceae, family Ceratophyllaceae
    coextensive with the genus Ceratophyllum: hornworts
    Cercidiphyllaceae, family Cercidiphyllaceae
    one genus
    Lardizabalaceae, family Lardizabalaceae, lardizabala family
    thick-stemmed lianas and some shrubs; some have edible fruit
    Lauraceae, family Lauraceae, laurel family
    a family of Lauraceae
    Magnoliaceae, family Magnoliaceae, magnolia family
    subclass Magnoliidae: genera Liriodendron, Magnolia, and Manglietia
    Menispermaceae, family Menispermaceae, moonseed family
    herbaceous or woody climbers
    Myristicaceae, family Myristicaceae, nutmeg family
    family of aromatic tropical trees with arillate seeds
    Nymphaeaceae, family Nymphaeaceae, water-lily family
    dicot aquatic plants
    Nelumbonaceae, subfamily Nelumbonaceae
    in some classifications considered an independent family of water lilies; comprises the single genus Nelumbo
    Cabombaceae, subfamily Cabombaceae, water-shield family
    in some classifications considered an independent family of water lilies; comprises the genera Cabomba and Brasenia
    Paeoniaceae, family Paeoniaceae, peony family
    perennial rhizomatous herbs and shrubs; of temperate Europe and North America
    Ranunculaceae, buttercup family, crowfoot family, family Ranunculaceae
    a family of Ranunculaceae
    Winteraceae, family Winteraceae, winter's bark family
    small family of chiefly tropical shrubs and trees of genera Drimys and Pseudowintera; sometimes included in Magnoliaceae
    Connaraceae, family Connaraceae, zebrawood family
    mostly tropical climbing shrubs or small trees; closely related to Leguminosae
    Fabaceae, Leguminosae, family Fabaceae, family Leguminosae, legume family, pea family
    a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae
    Mimosaceae, family Mimosaceae
    family of spiny woody plants (usually shrubs or small trees) whose leaves mimic animals in sensitivity to touch; commonly included in the family Leguminosae
    Mimosoideae, subfamily Mimosoideae
    alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Mimosaceae
    Araliaceae, family Araliaceae, ivy family
    mostly tropical trees and shrubs and lianas: genera Panax and Hedera
    Caryophyllaceae, carnation family, family Caryophyllaceae, pink family
    large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes)
    Stellaria, genus Stellaria
    common chickweed; stitchwort
    Aizoaceae, Tetragoniaceae, carpetweed family, family Aizoaceae, family Tetragoniaceae
    succulent herbs or small shrubs mostly of South Africa but also New Zealand and North America: carpetweeds; fig marigolds
    Amaranthaceae, amaranth family, family Amaranthaceae
    cosmopolitan family of herbs and shrubs
    Batidaceae, family Batidaceae, saltwort family
    family coextensive with genus Batis: saltworts
    Chenopodiaceae, family Chenopodiaceae, goosefoot family
    includes spinach and beets
    Allioniaceae, Nyctaginaceae, family Allioniaceae, family Nyctaginaceae, four-o'clock family
    a family of flowering plants of the order Caryophyllales
    Cactaceae, cactus family, family Cactaceae
    constituting the order Opuntiales
    Phytolaccaceae, family Phytolaccaceae, pokeweed family
    chiefly tropical herbaceous plants (including shrubs and trees) with racemose flowers: genera Phytolacca, Agdestis, Ercilla, Rivina, Trichostigma
    Portulacaceae, family Portulacaceae, purslane family
    family of usually succulent herbs; cosmopolitan in distribution especially in Americas
    Capparidaceae, caper family, family Capparidaceae
    a dilleniid dicot family of the order Rhoeadales that includes: genera Capparis, Cleome, Crateva, and Polanisia
    Brassicaceae, Cruciferae, family Brassicaceae, family Cruciferae, mustard family
    a large family of plants with four-petaled flowers; includes mustards, cabbages, broccoli, turnips, cresses, and their many relatives
    Papaveraceae, family Papaveraceae, poppy family
    herbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits
    Fumariaceae, family Fumariaceae, fumitory family
    erect or climbing herbs of the northern hemisphere and southern Africa: bleeding heart; Dutchman's breeches; fumitory; squirrel corn
    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
    Loasaceae, family Loasaceae, loasa family
    family of bristly hairy sometimes climbing plants; America and Africa and southern Arabia
    any plant of the family Cucurbitaceae
    Malvaceae, family Malvaceae, mallow family
    herbs and shrubs and some trees: mallows; cotton; okra
    Bombacaceae, family Bombacaceae
    tropical trees with large dry or fleshy fruit containing usually woolly seeds
    Elaeocarpaceae, elaeocarpus family, family Elaeocarpaceae
    genus of trees and shrubs widely distributed in warm regions some yielding useful timber; in some classifications included in the family Santalaceae
    Sterculiaceae, family Sterculiaceae, sterculia family
    a large family of plants of order Malvales
    Tiliaceae, family Tiliaceae, linden family
    chiefly trees and shrubs of tropical and temperate regions of especially southeastern Asia and Brazil; genera Tilia, Corchorus, Entelea, Grewia, Sparmannia
    Ericaceae, family Ericaceae, heath family
    Clethraceae, family Clethraceae, white-alder family
    coextensive with the genus Clethra
    Diapensiaceae, diapensia family, family Diapensiaceae
    north temperate low evergreen plants; in some classifications placed in its own order Diapensiales
    Epacridaceae, epacris family, family Epacridaceae
    Australasian shrubs or small trees
    Lennoaceae, family Lennoaceae
    family of fleshy parasitic herbs lacking green foliage and having heads of small flowers; California and Mexico
    Pyrolaceae, family Pyrolaceae, wintergreen family
    evergreen herbs of temperate regions: genera Pyrola, Chimaphila, Moneses, Orthilia
    Monotropaceae, family Monotropaceae
    used in some classification for saprophytic herbs sometimes included in the family Pyrolaceae: genera Monotropa and Sarcodes
    Fagaceae, beech family, family Fagaceae
    chiefly monoecious trees and shrubs: beeches; chestnuts; oaks; genera Castanea, Castanopsis, Chrysolepis, Fagus, Lithocarpus, Nothofagus, Quercus
    Betulaceae, birch family, family Betulaceae
    monoecious trees and shrubs (including the genera Betula and Alnus and Carpinus and Corylus and Ostrya and Ostryopsis)
    Carpinaceae, family Carpinaceae, subfamily Carpinaceae
    used in some classification systems for the genera Carpinus, Ostryopsis, and Ostryopsis
    Corylaceae, family Corylaceae, subfamily Corylaceae
    used in some classification systems for the genus Corylus
    Hamamelidaceae, family Hamamelidaceae, witch-hazel family
    comprises genera Hamamelis, Corylopsis, Fothergilla, Liquidambar, Parrotia, and other small genera
    Onagraceae, evening-primrose family, family Onagraceae
    a large and widely distributed family of plants of the order Myrtales
    Melastomaceae, Melastomataceae, family Melastomaceae, family Melastomataceae, meadow-beauty family
    a family of trees and bushes and herbs of order Myrtales; many are cultivated as ornamentals
    Begoniaceae, begonia family, family Begoniaceae
    monoecious succulent herbs or shrubs of tropical and warm regions especially America
    Dilleniaceae, family Dilleniaceae
    chiefly tropical shrubs and trees and climbers having leathery leaves or flattened leaflike stems: genera Dillenia and Hibbertia
    Clusiaceae, Guttiferae, St John's wort family, family Clusiaceae, family Guttiferae
    widely distributed family of chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines that produce oils and resins and some usable timber
    Hypericaceae, family Hypericaceae
    used in some classification systems for plants usually included among the Guttiferae
    Actinidiaceae, family Actinidiaceae
    tropical trees or shrubs or woody vines
    Canellaceae, canella family, family Canellaceae
    one genus: aromatic tropical trees of eastern Africa and Florida to West Indies
    Caricaceae, family Caricaceae, papaya family
    trees native to tropical America and Africa with milky juice and large palmately lobed leaves
    Caryocaraceae, family Caryocaraceae
    small genus of tropical South American trees
    Cistaceae, family Cistaceae, rockrose family
    shrubs or woody herbs of temperate regions especially Mediterranean
    Dipterocarpaceae, family Dipterocarpaceae
    chiefly tropical Asian trees with two-winged fruits; yield valuable woods and aromatic oils and resins
    Flacourtiaceae, family Flacourtiaceae, flacourtia family
    chiefly tropical trees and shrubs
    Fouquieriaceae, family Fouquieriaceae
    small family of spiny shrubs or trees of southwestern United States
    Ochnaceae, family Ochnaceae, ochna family
    family of tropical evergreen trees and shrubs with thick shining parallel-veined leaves
    Passifloraceae, family Passifloraceae, passionflower family
    tropical woody tendril-climbing vines
    Resedaceae, family Resedaceae, mignonette family
    mainly Mediterranean herbs: mignonette
    Tamaricaceae, family Tamaricaceae, tamarisk family
    family of desert shrubs and trees (mostly halophytes and xerophytes)
    Violaceae, family Violaceae, violet family
    a family of order Parietales including the genera Viola, Hybanthus, Hymenanthera, Melicytus
    Caesalpiniaceae, family Caesalpiniaceae
    spiny trees, shrubs, or perennial herbs, including the genera Caesalpinia, Cassia, Ceratonia, Bauhinia; commonly included in the family Leguminosae
    Caesalpinioideae, subfamily Caesalpinioideae
    alternative name in some classification systems for the family Caesalpiniaceae
    Papilionaceae, family Papilionacea
    leguminous plants whose flowers have butterfly-shaped corollas; commonly included in the family Leguminosae
    Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae
    alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
    Rosaceae, family Rosaceae, rose family
    a large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens
    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
    Balsaminaceae, balsam family, family Balsaminaceae
    distinguished from the family Geraniaceae by the irregular flowers
    Geraniaceae, family Geraniaceae, geranium family
    chiefly herbaceous plants
    Burseraceae, family Burseraceae, torchwood family
    resinous or aromatic chiefly tropical shrubs or trees
    Callitrichaceae, family Callitrichaceae
    dicot aquatic herbs
    Malpighiaceae, family Malpighiaceae
    tropical shrubs or trees
    Meliaceae, family Meliaceae, mahogany family
    tropical trees and shrubs including many important timber and ornamental trees
    Lepidobotryaceae, family Lepidobotryaceae
    family created in 1950 solely for the classification of a distinctive African tree repeatedly classified in other families; trees long believed to exist only in Africa
    Oxalidaceae, family Oxalidaceae, wood-sorrel family
    a family of widely distributed herbs of the order Geraniales; have compound leaves and pentamerous flowers
    Polygalaceae, family Polygalaceae, milkwort family
    trees, shrubs, and herbs widely distributed throughout both hemispheres
    Rutaceae, family Rutaceae, rue family
    a family of dicotyledonous plants of order Geraniales; have flowers that are divide into four or five parts and usually have a strong scent
    Simaroubaceae, family Simaroubaceae, quassia family
    chiefly tropical trees and shrubs with bitter bark having dry usually one-seeded winged fruit
    Tropaeolaceae, family Tropaeolaceae, nasturtium family
    coextensive with the genus Tropaeolum
    Zygophyllaceae, bean-caper family, family Zygophyllaceae
    small trees, shrubs, and herbs of warm arid and saline regions; often resinous; some poisonous: genera Zygophyllum, Tribulus, Guaiacum, Larrea
    Salicaceae, family Salicaceae, willow family
    two genera of trees or shrubs having hairy catkins: Salix; Populus
    Santalaceae, family Santalaceae, sandalwood family
    chiefly tropical herbs or shrubs or trees bearing nuts or one-seeded fruit
    Loranthaceae, family Loranthaceae, mistletoe family
    in some classification includes Viscaceae: parasitic or hemiparasitic shrublets or shrubs or small trees of tropical and temperate regions; attach to hosts by haustoria
    Viscaceae, family Viscaceae, mistletoe family
    in some classifications considered a subfamily of Loranthaceae
    Cephalotaceae, family Cephalotaceae
    a family of plants of order Rosales; coextensive with the genus Cephalotus
    Cunoniaceae, cunonia family, family Cunoniaceae
    trees or shrubs or climbers; mostly southern hemisphere
    Hydrangeaceae, family Hydrangeaceae, hydrangea family
    sometimes included in the family Saxifragaceae
    Philadelphaceae, subfamily Philadelphaceae
    one genus; usually included in family Hydrangeaceae
    Saxifragaceae, family Saxifragaceae, saxifrage family
    a large and diverse family of evergreen or deciduous herbs; widely distributed in northern temperate and cold regions; sometimes includes genera of the family Hydrangeaceae
    Platanaceae, family Platanaceae, plane-tree family
    coextensive with the genus Platanus: plane trees
    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
    Euphorbiaceae, family Euphorbiaceae, spurge family
    a family of plants of order Geraniales
    Theaceae, family Theaceae, tea family
    a family of trees and shrubs of the order Parietales
    Apiaceae, Umbelliferae, carrot family, family Apiaceae, family Umbelliferae
    plants having flowers in umbels: parsley; carrot; anise; caraway; celery; dill
    Cornaceae, dogwood family, family Cornaceae
    a rosid dicot family of the order Umbellales including: genera Aucuba, Cornus, Corokia, Curtisia, Griselinia, Helwingia
    Valerianaceae, family Valerianaceae, valerian family
    genus of mostly herbs having a characteristic fetid odor
    type of:
    (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera
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