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|Noun||1.||family Nyctaginaceae - a family of flowering plants of the order Caryophyllales|
caryophylloid dicot family - family of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Caryophyllales, Chenopodiales, order Caryophyllales, order-Chenopodiales - corresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae
genus Nyctaginia, Nyctaginia - a caryophyllaceous genus of the family Nyctaginaceae having only one species