juncaceous

Related to juncaceous: Juncaceae

juncaceous

(dʒʌŋˈkeɪʃəs)
adj
(Plants) of, relating to, or belonging to the Juncaceae, a family of grasslike plants with small brown flowers: includes the rushes and woodrushes. Compare cyperaceous
[C19: via New Latin from Latin juncus a rush]
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Prionium (now included in Thurniaceae; APG 2003) has a typical juncaceous flower, which allowed to infer that Juncaceae are more similar to the common ancestor than the Cyperaceae (Simpson 1995).