diapensia family

Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to diapensia family: dementia, dyspepsia, Diapensia lapponica
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diapensia family - north temperate low evergreen plants; in some classifications placed in its own order Diapensiales
dilleniid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Ericales, order Ericales - Ericaceae; Clethraceae; Diapensiaceae; Epacridaceae; Lennoaceae; Pyrolaceae; Monotropaceae
genus Diapensia - type genus of Diapensiaceae
genus Galax - evergreen herbs of southeastern United States
genus Pyxidanthera, Pyxidanthera - one species: pyxie; the eastern United States
genus Shortia - evergreen perennial herbs of North America and eastern Asia: oconee bells
References in periodicals archive ?
Family Name (Latin and Common): Diapensiaceae, the Diapensia family