family Valerianaceae

Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Valerianaceae - genus of mostly herbs having a characteristic fetid odor
asterid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
order Rubiales, Rubiales - an order of dicotyledonous plants of the subclass Asteridae; have opposite leaves and an inferior compound ovary
genus Valeriana, Valeriana - genus of widely distributed perennial herbs and some shrubs
genus Valerianella, Valerianella - genus of Old World annual herbs widely naturalized
Centranthus, genus Centranthus - genus of southern European herbs and subshrubs
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
2000) alpine medicinal and aromatic herb, is a monotypic species of the genus Nardostachys (family Valerianaceae) and has been enlisted in Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES) Appendix 2 and the Red Data Book of Indian Plants (Nayar and Sastry 1988, Mulliken 2000).