polemoniaceous

polemoniaceous

(ˌpɒlɪˌməʊnɪˈeɪʃəs)
adj
(Botany) of, relating to, or belonging to the Polemoniaceae, a chiefly North American family of plants that includes phlox and Jacob's ladder
[C19: from New Latin Polemōnium type genus, from Greek polemōnion a plant, perhaps valerian]
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Adj.1.polemoniaceous - of or pertaining to or characteristic of plants of the family Polemoniaceae
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A unique and complete polemoniaceous plant from the middle Eocene of Utah, USA.