caryophylloid dicot family
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|Noun||1.||caryophylloid dicot family - family of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers|
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Caryophyllidae, subclass Caryophyllidae - a group of families of mostly flowers having basal or central placentation and trinucleate pollen (binucleate pollen is commoner in flowering plants); contains 14 families including: Caryophyllaceae (carnations and pinks); Aizoaceae; Amaranthaceae; Batidaceae; Chenopodiaceae; Cactaceae (order Opuntiales); Nyctaginaceae; Phytolaccaceae; corresponds approximately to order Caryophyllales; sometimes classified as a superorder
carnation family, Caryophyllaceae, family Caryophyllaceae, pink family - large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes)
Aizoaceae, carpetweed family, family Aizoaceae, family Tetragoniaceae, Tetragoniaceae - succulent herbs or small shrubs mostly of South Africa but also New Zealand and North America: carpetweeds; fig marigolds
Allioniaceae, family Allioniaceae, family Nyctaginaceae, four-o'clock family, Nyctaginaceae - a family of flowering plants of the order Caryophyllales
family Phytolaccaceae, Phytolaccaceae, pokeweed family - chiefly tropical herbaceous plants (including shrubs and trees) with racemose flowers: genera Phytolacca, Agdestis, Ercilla, Rivina, Trichostigma
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