nasturtium family


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Noun1.nasturtium family - coextensive with the genus Tropaeolumnasturtium family - coextensive with the genus Tropaeolum
rosid dicot family - a family of dicotyledonous plants
Geraniales, order Geraniales - an order of plants of subclass Rosidae including geraniums and many other plants; see Euphorbiaceae; Geraniaceae; Rutaceae; Malpighiaceae; Simaroubaceae; Meliaceae; Zygophyllaceae; Tropaeolaceae
genus Tropaeolum, Tropaeolum - a tropical American genus of dicotyledonous climbing or diffuse pungent herbs constituting the family Tropaeolaceae
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Try the scarlet trumpets of tropaeolum speciosum, a perennial member of the nasturtium family, against a yew hedge.
In a good summer, this member of the nasturtium family transforms the hedge into a brilliant wall of fire, at its very best, outshining most other plants in the garden.
Tropaeolum speciosum - ``flame creeper" is a vivid red climber from the nasturtium family which is generally hardy, and can enliven even the dullest conifer.