family Punicaceae


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Noun1.family Punicaceae - one species: pomegranates
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Myrtales, order Myrtales, order Thymelaeales, Thymelaeales - Myrtaceae; Combretaceae; Elaeagnaceae; Haloragidaceae; Melastomaceae; Lecythidaceae; Lythraceae; Rhizophoraceae; Onagraceae; Lecythidaceae; Punicaceae
genus Punica, Punica - coextensive with the family Punicaceae
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It belongs to the family Punicaceae, sub-class, Rosidae believed to be native of the region between Iran and Northern India.
Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) is an ancient fruit, belonging to the smallest botanical family punicaceae. Pomegranate is a native of Iran, where it was first cultivated in about 2000 BC.