family Gentianaceae


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Noun1.family Gentianaceae - chiefly herbaceous plants with showy flowers; some are cultivated as ornamentals
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
Centaurium, genus Centaurium - genus of low-growing herbs mostly of northern hemisphere having flowers with protruding spirally twisted anthers
Eustoma, genus Eustoma - small genus of herbs of warm regions of southern North America to northern South America
Exacum, genus Exacum - genus of tropical Asiatic and African plants: especially Persian violets
Frasera, genus Frasera - genus of North American herbs: columbo; includes some species sometimes placed in genus Swertia
Gentiana, genus Gentiana - type genus of the Gentianaceae; cosmopolitan genus of herbs nearly cosmopolitan in cool temperate regions; in some classifications includes genera Gentianopsis and Gentianella
gentian - any of various plants of the family Gentianaceae especially the genera Gentiana and Gentianella and Gentianopsis
Gentianella, genus Gentianella - genus of herbs with flowers that resemble gentian; in some classifications included in genus Gentiana
Gentianopsis, genus Gentianopsis - genus of fringed gentians; in some classifications included in genus Gentiana
genus Halenia, Halenia - genus of herbs of Eurasia and the Americas: spurred gentians
genus Sabbatia - genus of smooth slender North American herbs with showy flowers
genus Swertia, Swertia - genus of herbs of mountains of North America and Eurasia and Africa
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Non Blume), family Gentianaceae is a glabrous or procumbent perennial herb found throughout India, especially in coastal regions.
There is growing support for the idea that the Potalieae of the Loganiaceae should be transferred to the family Gentianaceae (Fosberg & Sachet, 1980).
Chemotaxonomic implications of these compounds in the family Gentianaceae have also been discussed briefly.