plant family

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Noun1.plant family - a family of plantsplant family - a family of plants      
family - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more genera; "sharks belong to the fish family"
kingdom Plantae, plant kingdom, Plantae - (botany) the taxonomic kingdom comprising all living or extinct plants
gymnosperm family - a family of gymnosperms
bellflower family, Campanulaceae, family Campanulaceae - family of plants of the order Campanulales; in some classifications includes Lobeliaceae
Erythroxylaceae, family Erythroxylaceae - a family of plants of order Geraniales; have drupaceous fruit
Crassulaceae, family Crassulaceae, stonecrop family - succulent shrubs and herbs
family Grossulariaceae, gooseberry family, Grossulariaceae - in some classifications considered a part of the family Saxifragaceae: plants whose fruit is a berry
borage family, Boraginaceae, family Boraginaceae - a widely distributed family of plants distinguished by circinate flowers and nutlike fruit
bladderwort family, family Lentibulariaceae, Lentibulariaceae - carnivorous aquatic or bog plants: genera Utricularia, Pinguicula, and Genlisea
family Martyniaceae, Martyniaceae - in most classifications not considered a separate family but included in the Pedaliaceae
family Pedaliaceae, Pedaliaceae, sesame family - the family of plants of order Polemoniales
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Rhubarb is obtained from which member of the plant family? 5.
Said to originate from Southeastern Europe and Western Asia, horseradish is a root vegetable belonging to the same plant family of mustard, wasabi, broccoli, kale and cabbage.
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CBD comes from the cannabis plant family but, unlike its intoxicating cousin compound THC, it does not give the user a "high" or psychoactive effect.
[USPRwire, Wed Jan 02 2019] Canola oil is extracted from rapeseed from the Brassicaceae plant family. Canola oil is consumed in many industrialized nations and its benefits are enormous as it comes from a health promoting family of plants.
Plants were classified into four structural types which roughly aligned with plant family: Stem-plants, usually Asteraceae, consisted of one straight stem with leaves emanating to all sides; Low-vegetation plants, usually Zoysia japonica (Poaceae), were short and formed relatively dense cover; and Tall-grass included tall (50-150 cm) Poaceae with long and thin grass leaves.
The mung bean, a small, green legume in the same plant family as peas and lentils, is a good source of protein, fiber, antioxidants and phytonutrients.
The plant family in question are cucurbits and include squashes, gourds, and pumpkins.
Higher temperatures accelerate seed dispersal in crop species belonging to the cabbage and mustard plant family, limiting reproductive success, and this effect is mediated by the INDEHISCENT gene, according to a new study.
World's oldest medicinal plant family is in northeast."