lizard's-tail family

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Noun1.lizard's-tail family - family of perennial aromatic herbs: genera Saururus, Anemopsis, Houttuynia
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
order Piperales, Piperales - Piperaceae; Saururaceae; Chloranthaceae
genus Saururus, Saururus - type genus of the Saururaceae: lizard's-tails
Anemopsis, genus Anemopsis - one species: yerba mansa
genus Houttuynia, Houttuynia - one species; east Asian low-growing plant of wet places
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