dicot family


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Noun1.dicot family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germinationdicot family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera; "sharks belong to the fish family"
magnoliid dicot family - family of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
hamamelid dicot family - family of mostly woody dicotyledonous flowering plants with flowers often unisexual and often borne in catkins
caryophylloid dicot family - family of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
dilleniid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
asterid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
rosid dicot family - a family of dicotyledonous plants
class Dicotyledonae, class Dicotyledones, class Magnoliopsida, Dicotyledonae, Dicotyledones, Magnoliopsida - comprising seed plants that produce an embryo with paired cotyledons and net-veined leaves; divided into six (not always well distinguished) subclasses (or superorders): Magnoliidae and Hamamelidae (considered primitive); Caryophyllidae (an early and distinctive offshoot); and three more or less advanced groups: Dilleniidae; Rosidae; Asteridae
family Myricaceae, Myricaceae, wax-myrtle family - constituting the order Myricales
corkwood family, family Leitneriaceae, Leitneriaceae - coextensive with the genus Leitneria; commonly isolated in a distinct order
Apocynaceae, dogbane family, family Apocynaceae - chiefly tropical trees or shrubs or herbs having milky juice and often showy flowers; many are sources of drugs
Aristolochiaceae, birthwort family, family Aristolochiaceae - family of birthworts (including wild ginger)
family Rafflesiaceae, Rafflesiaceae - a family of parasitic plants of the order Aristolochiales
family Hydnoraceae, Hydnoraceae - a family of flowering plants in Africa and Argentina that are parasitic on the roots of other plants
family Primulaceae, primrose family, Primulaceae - a dicotyledonous family of the order Primulales with a regular flower; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere
family Myrsinaceae, Myrsinaceae, myrsine family - family of Old World tropical trees and shrubs; some in Florida
family Plumbaginaceae, leadwort family, Plumbaginaceae, sea-lavender family - perennial herbs and shrubs and lianas; cosmopolitan especially in saltwater areas
family Theophrastaceae, Theophrastaceae - family of mainly tropical American trees and shrubs similar to those of the Myrsinaceae; often included in the Myrsinaceae
Cucurbitaceae, family Cucurbitaceae, gourd family - a family of herbaceous vines (such as cucumber or melon or squash or pumpkin)
family Goodeniaceae, Goodenia family, Goodeniaceae - a family of sappy plants that grow in Australasia and southeast China
family Lobeliaceae, lobelia family, Lobeliaceae - not recognized in all classification systems; in some classifications lobeliaceous plants are included in family Campanulaceae
family Proteaceae, protea family, Proteaceae - large family of Australian and South African shrubs and trees with leathery leaves and clustered mostly tetramerous flowers; constitutes the order Proteales
Casuarinaceae, family Casuarinaceae - one genus: genus Casuarina
family Gentianaceae, gentian family, Gentianaceae - chiefly herbaceous plants with showy flowers; some are cultivated as ornamentals
family Salvadoraceae, Salvadora family, Salvadoraceae - a family of Old World shrubs and trees of order Gentianales; related to Oleaceae but having four stamens and four petals
family Oleaceae, Oleaceae, olive family - trees and shrubs having berries or drupes or capsules as fruits; sometimes placed in the order Oleales: olive; ash; jasmine; privet; lilac
family Juglandaceae, Juglandaceae, walnut family - trees having usually edible nuts: butternuts; walnuts; hickories; pecans
Combretaceae, combretum family, family Combretaceae - a family of tropical trees and shrubs of the order Myrtales
Elaeagnaceae, family Elaeagnaceae, oleaster family - shrubs or small trees often armed
family Haloragaceae, family Haloragidaceae, Haloragaceae, Haloragidaceae, water-milfoil family - a family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Myrtales
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The most specialized dicot family is the sunflower family (Asteraceae), and the most specialized monocot family is the orchid family (Orchidaceae), as shown in Figure 14-10.
The Solanaceae was the highest dicot family with four matches.
from the stem and fused leaf base (analogous to the petiole) of species of Casuarina (dicot family Casuarinaceae), and then to mention its absence from the free part of the lamina.