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Definition of the noun acanthaceae
What does acanthaceae mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- widely distributed herbs and shrubs and trees; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonyms of Acanthaceae: acanthus family / family Acanthaceae
- more generic term: asterid dicot family = family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
- member of: order Polemoniales / Polemoniales = Polemoniaceae; Solanaceae; Boraginaceae; Labiatae; Lentibulariaceae; Pedaliaceae
"Acanthaceae" is a book by Thomas F. Daniel.
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by Abdalbasit Adam Mariod Alnadif, Mohamed Elwathig Saeed Mirghani, Ismail Hassan Hussein
family Acanthaceae is an annual glabrous herb, 30–65 cm high woody below. Leaves are linear or narrowly linearlanceolate, up to 10 cm long, 1.25 cm broad.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Phytochemical 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 ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
Acanthaceae. Origins: From the Greek phaulos "slight, easy, cheap, simple, ordinary" and opsis "appearance."
Acanthaceae. Origins: Genus Phaulopsis, Greek phaulos "cheap, simple" and opsis "appearance." ...
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, ...
Luo Biological Dictionary (1998)
by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns
Otaglo, Acanthus pubescens (Acanthaceae). For description see Otagalo, Acanthus puhescens. Otako, Acanthus pubescens (Acanthaceae). For description see Otagalo, Acanthus pubescens. Otange, Lagenaria sphaerica ( Cucurbitaceae).
by Benjamin Clough
plant, Hygrophila apinoaa ( Acanthaceae ), og <§<&Q, Katu-ikili, a. plant, Acanthus ilicifolius...
by John Buckingham
sessiliflorus (Acanthaceae). Cryst. (MeOH). Mp 168- 172°. Opt. inactive. Arndt, R.R. et al.
by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions
Acanthaceae / accloy 12 Acanthaceae: 14 acanthus family Acanthophis antarcticus: 10 death adder acanthous: 7...
acanthus family: 11 Acanthaceae a ca pella: 11 alla capella [It]; 13 unaccompanied acapnia: 10 hypocapnia acapnic: 8 ...
A 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. 3 has 00 long stamens, affording little or no protection to the pollen. The fruit is of the usual types. In A. homalophylla A. Cunn. the seed hangs out on a long red funicle which may attract birds. Many Acacias yield valuable ...
by Andrew Chevallier
(Acanthaceae). Malabar. Nut,. Vasaka. Description Evergreen shrub growing to 10 ft (3 m), with lance-shaped leaves, white or purple flowers, and 4-seeded fruit. Habitat & Cultivation Native to tropical India, malabar nut grows in low-lying ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi
Acanthaceae For the French ( b.
by Donald Wyman
ACANTHACEAE = The Acanthus Family ACANTHOLIMON (ak-an-tho-LY-mon) glumaceum 6" Zone 8 Comb Prickly-thrift A tufted evergreen perennial with sharp -pointed, linear leaves, flowers small, pinkish, in dense one-sided racemes from ...
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- Acanthaceae.Pachystachys lutea
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- Thunbergia natalensis (Acanthaceae)
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- Hygrophila schulli Acanthaceae
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- Jacobinia spp. de las acanthaceae
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