lobelia family

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Noun1.lobelia family - not recognized in all classification systems; in some classifications lobeliaceous plants are included in family Campanulaceae
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Campanulales, order Campanulales - an order of plants of the subclass Asteridae including: Campanulaceae; Lobeliaceae; Cucurbitaceae; Goodeniaceae; Compositae
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The Hawaiian flora is replete with examples of adaptive radiation, including plants in the poinsettia family (Euphorbiaceae) that evolved into trees (Chamaesyce) and plants in the lobelia family (Campanulaceae) that evolved into 40-foot (12-m) tall palm-like trees (Cyanea and related genera).