family Scrophulariaceae


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Related to family Scrophulariaceae: figwort family
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Noun1.family Scrophulariaceae - a family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Polemoniales; includes figwort and snapdragon and foxglove and toadflax and speedwell and mullein; in some classifications placed in the order Scrophulariales
asterid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
order Polemoniales, Polemoniales - Polemoniaceae; Solanaceae; Boraginaceae; Labiatae; Lentibulariaceae; Pedaliaceae; in some classifications includes the order Scrophulariales
genus Scrophularia, Scrophularia - type genus of Scrophulariaceae; named for the plants' supposed ability to cure scrofula: figworts
Antirrhinum, genus Antirrhinum - a genus of herbs of the family Scrophulariaceae with brightly colored irregular flowers
Besseya, genus Besseya - genus of North American spring wildflowers
Aureolaria, genus Aureolaria - small genus of North American herbs often root-parasitic and bearing golden-yellow flowers; sometimes placed in genus Gerardia
genus Calceolaria - large genus of tropical American herbs and shrubs with showy cymose flowers
Castilleia, Castilleja, genus Castilleia, genus Castilleja - genus of western North and South American perennials often partially parasitic on roots of grasses
Chelone, genus Chelone - herbaceous perennials: shellflower
Collinsia, genus Collinsia - genus of hardy annual herbs of western United States
Culvers physic, Culver's physic, Culvers root, Culver's root, Veronicastrum virginicum, whorlywort - a tall perennial herb having spikes of small white or purple flowers; common in eastern North America
genus Digitalis - genus of Eurasian herbs having alternate leaves and racemes of showy bell-shaped flowers
genus Gerardia - genus of annual or perennial herbs with showy pink or purple or yellow flowers; plants often assigned to genera Aureolaria or Agalinis
Agalinis, genus Agalinis - semiparasitic herb with purple or white or pink flowers; grows in the United States and West Indies
genus Linaria, Linaria - genus of herbs and subshrubs having showy flowers: spurred snapdragon
genus Penstemon, Penstemon - large genus of subshrubs or herbs having showy blue or purple or red or yellow or white flowers; mostly western North America
genus Verbascum, Verbascum - genus of coarse herbs and subshrubs mostly with woolly leaves
genus Veronica - widespread genus of herbs with pink or white or blue or purple flowers: speedwell
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The genus Buddleja belonging to the family Scrophulariaceae, comprises approximately 100 species.
We compare in vivo gas-exchange data and in vitro RUBISCO activity for a holoparasite (Orobanche corymbosa), a hemiparasite (Pedicularis canadensis), and a nonparasite (Antirrhinum majus) in the family Scrophulariaceae.