asterid dicot family


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Noun1.asterid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Asteridae, subclass Asteridae - a group of mostly sympetalous herbs and some trees and shrubs mostly with 2 fused carpels; contains 43 families including Campanulales; Solanaceae; Scrophulariaceae; Labiatae; Verbenaceae; Rubiaceae; Compositae; sometimes classified as a superorder
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
Ambrosiaceae, family Ambrosiaceae - in some classifications considered a separate family comprising a subgroup of the Compositae including the ragweeds
family Rubiaceae, madder family, Rubiaceae - widely distributed family of mostly tropical trees and shrubs and herbs; includes coffee and chinchona and gardenia and madder and bedstraws and partridgeberry
Caprifoliaceae, family Caprifoliaceae, honeysuckle family - shrubs and small trees and woody vines
Dipsacaceae, family Dipsacaceae - chiefly southern European herbs with flowers usually in dense cymose heads
family Polemoniaceae, phlox family, Polemoniaceae - a widely distributed family of chiefly herbaceous plants of the order Polemoniales; often have showy flowers
Acanthaceae, acanthus family, family Acanthaceae - widely distributed herbs and shrubs and trees; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales
Bignoniaceae, family Bignoniaceae - trees or shrubs or woody vines or herbs having fruit resembling gourds or capsules; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales
family Gesneriaceae, gesneria family, Gesneriaceae - large family of tropical herbs or shrubs or lianas; in some classification systems placed in the order Scrophulariales
family Labiatae, family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, mint family - a large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including mint; thyme; sage; rosemary
family Scrophulariaceae, figwort family, foxglove family, Scrophulariaceae - a family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Polemoniales; includes figwort and snapdragon and foxglove and toadflax and speedwell and mullein; in some classifications placed in the order Scrophulariales
family Solanaceae, potato family, Solanaceae - large and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous; includes the genera Solanum, Atropa, Brugmansia, Capsicum, Datura, Hyoscyamus, Lycopersicon, Nicotiana, Petunia, Physalis, and Solandra
family Verbenaceae, verbena family, Verbenaceae, vervain family - family of New World tropical and subtropical herbs and shrubs and trees
Avicenniaceae, family Avicenniaceae - used in some classifications: coextensive with the genus Avicennia
family Valerianaceae, valerian family, Valerianaceae - genus of mostly herbs having a characteristic fetid odor