buckbean family


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Related to buckbean family: Menyanthes trifoliata, Potentilla palustris
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Noun1.buckbean family - a dicotyledonous family of marsh plants of order Gentianalesbuckbean family - a dicotyledonous family of marsh plants of order Gentianales
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Gentianales, order Gentianales - an order of dicotyledonous plants having gamopetalous flowers; Gentianaceae; Apocynaceae; Asclepiadaceae; Loganiaceae; Oleaceae; Salvadoraceae
genus Menyanthes, Menyanthes - the type genus of the Menyanthaceae; one species: bogbeans