water-lily family


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Noun1.water-lily family - dicot aquatic plantswater-lily family - dicot aquatic plants      
magnoliid dicot family - family of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
order Ranales, order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales - herbs, shrubs and trees: includes families Ranunculaceae; Annonaceae; Berberidaceae; Magnoliaceae; Menispermaceae; Myristicaceae; Nymphaeaceae; Lardizabalaceae; Lauraceae; Calycanthaceae; Ceratophyllaceae; Cercidiphyllaceae
water lily - an aquatic plant of the family Nymphaeaceae
genus Nymphaea, Nymphaea - the type genus of the family Nymphaeaceae; any of a variety of water lilies
genus Nuphar, Nuphar - spatterdocks
Nelumbonaceae, subfamily Nelumbonaceae - in some classifications considered an independent family of water lilies; comprises the single genus Nelumbo
Cabombaceae, subfamily Cabombaceae, water-shield family - in some classifications considered an independent family of water lilies; comprises the genera Cabomba and Brasenia