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|Noun||1.||primrose family - a dicotyledonous family of the order Primulales with a regular flower; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere|
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
order Primulales, Primulales - Primulaceae; Theophrastaceae; Myrsinaceae; and (in some classifications) Plumbaginaceae
genus Primula - very large and important genus of plants of temperate Europe and Asia having showy flowers
genus Cyclamen - genus of widely cultivated flowering Eurasian herbs with centrally depressed rounded tubers and rounded heart-shaped leaves
genus Lysimachia, Lysimachia - loosestrife: a cosmopolitan genus found in damp or swampy terrain having usually yellow flowers; inclined to be invasive