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Related to gentian family: Gentiana
a family, Gentianaceae, of nonwoody plants with simple opposite leaves and usu. blue flowers with five united petals: includes centauries and other gentians.
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|Noun||1.||gentian family - 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
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 Sabbatia - genus of smooth slender North American herbs with showy flowers