1. legume family a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae
  2. sesame family the family of plants of order Polemoniales
  3. laurel family a family of Lauraceae
  4. agave family chiefly tropical and xerophytic plants: includes Dracenaceae
  5. arum family anthurium; calla lily; jack-in-the-pulpit; philodendron
  6. elm family a dicot family of the order Urticales including: genera Ulmus, Celtis, Planera, Trema
  7. sour-gum family a family of dicotyledonous trees of order Myrtales that includes the sour gum trees
  8. begonia family monoecious succulent herbs or shrubs of tropical and warm regions especially America
  9. balsam family distinguished from the family Geraniaceae by the irregular flowers
  10. sumac family the cashew family
  11. beech family chiefly monoecious trees and shrubs: beeches
  12. loasa family family of bristly hairy sometimes climbing plants
  13. lily family includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea; Xanthorrhoeaceae
  14. palm family chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales
  15. worm family a family of worms
  16. phlox family a widely distributed family of chiefly herbaceous plants of the order Polemoniales; often have showy flowers
  17. plum-yew family a family of Cephalotaxaceae
  18. form family (biology) an artificial taxonomic category for organisms of which the true relationships are obscure
  19. milkweed family widely distributed family of herbs and shrubs of the order Gentianales; most with milky juice
  20. yam family yams