Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to saltwort family: glasswort, Batis maritima
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|Noun||1.||saltwort family - family coextensive with genus Batis: saltworts|
caryophylloid dicot family - family of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Caryophyllales, Chenopodiales, order Caryophyllales, order-Chenopodiales - corresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae