gooseberry family

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Related to gooseberry family: Grossulariaceae
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Noun1.gooseberry family - in some classifications considered a part of the family Saxifragaceae: plants whose fruit is a berry
plant family - a family of plants
order Rosales, Rosales - in some classifications this category does not include Leguminosae
genus Ribes, Ribes - a flowering shrub bearing currants or gooseberries; native to northern hemisphere
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The kiwi fruit was introduced to New Zealand from China in 1906 and was originally known as the Chinese gooseberry, despite it not being a part of the gooseberry family.