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Definition of the noun acanthaceae

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noun - plural: -

  1. widely distributed herbs and shrubs and trees; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales

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"Acanthaceae" is a book by Thomas F. Daniel.

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Google previewHima Jour V1:Sci Tra 1790-1877 (2016)

by David Knight

Acanthaceae is the prevalent natural order, consisting of gay-flowered Eranthemums, Ruellias, Barlerias, and such hothouse favourites.” This being the most convenient station whence to ascend Paras-math, we started at 6 A.M. for the village ...

Google previewDiversity and Evolutionary Biology of Tropical Flowers (1996)

by Peter K. Endress

Acanthaceae The Acanthaceae is a pantropical family, containing more than 4000 species. The major two subfamilies are Acanthoideae and Ruel- lioideae, while Thunbergioideae and Mendoncioideae are much smaller ( Bremekamp ...

Google previewDesert Wildflowers of North America (1998)

by Ronald J. Taylor

ACANTHUS FAMILY Acanthaceae Although Acanthaceae is a large family, it is mainly tropical; only a few species range as far north as the deserts of North America. The family is characterized primarily by bilaterally symmetrical, tubular ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Barleriola Oersted Acanthaceae 267 Handworterbuch der Pflanzennamen. 14. Aufl. Stuttgart 1993; Emil Bretschneider, History of European Botanical Discoveries ...

Google previewDictionary of Generic Names of Seed Plants (1995)

by Tatiana Wielgorskaya, Armen Leonovich Takhtadzhi͡an

Acanthaceae. 3 southeastern U.S., West Indies Apatesia N. E. Br. 1927. Aizoaceae. 3 southwestern South Africa Apatophyllum McGill. 1971.

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Trees (2005)

Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner

e aphelandra faphélandra 547 Aphelandra golfodulcensisMcDade Acanthaceae SE North America (Nicaragua to Panama) S hyg->mes e GolfoDulceaphelandra f aphélandra du Golfo Dulce 548 Aphelandra hartwegiana ...

Google previewPhytochemical Dictionary (1998)

A Handbook of Bioactive Compounds from Plants, Second Edition by Herbert Baxter, J.B. Harborne, Gerald P. Moss

in the leaves of Adhatoda vasica (Acanthaceae), in the roots of Sida cordifolia (Malvaceae) and in Lunaria spp ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1973)

by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw

Acanthaceae (iv A). 210 trop. and subtrop. The capsule explodes. The seeds possess surface hairs which, when wetted, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

Acanthaceae. (order Lamiales) A family, mainly of shrubs, in which the leaves are simple, *opposite, and *decussate. The flowers are bisexual and *zygomorphic, and the *bracts are often showy. There are 4 or 5 fused *sepals and *petals; 2–4 ...

Google previewA Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns: The classes, cohorts, orders, and chief genera of phanerogams and ferns (1897)

by John Christopher Willis

Acanthaceae. Dicotyledons (Sympet. Tubiflorae). 134 gen. with 1600 sp. They are chiefly tropical, but occur also in the Medit. region, U.S., Australia, &c. Many biological types occur in the order — climbing plants, xerophytes, ...

Google previewDictionary of Natural Products (1993)

by John Buckingham

Minor alkaloid from the leaves and branches of Anisoles sessiliflorus ( Acanthaceae). Cryst. (MeOH).

sessiliflorus (Acanthaceae). Cryst.

Google previewA Sinhalese-English Dictionary (1892)

by Benjamin Clough

plant, Hygrophila apinoaa ( Acanthaceae ), og <§<&Q, Katu-ikili, a. plant, Acanthus ilicifolius...

Google previewA Manual and Dictionary of the Flowering Plants and Ferns (1908)

by John Christopher Willis

ACANTHACEAE. 217.

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