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Definition of the noun caryophyllaceae
What does caryophyllaceae mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes)
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonyms of Caryophyllaceae: carnation family / family Caryophyllaceae / pink family
- more generic term: caryophylloid dicot family = family of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
- member of: Caryophyllales / Chenopodiales / order Caryophyllales / order-Chenopodiales = corresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae
- caryophyllaceous plant = a plant of the family Caryophyllaceae
- genus Agrostemma / Agrostemma = a caryophylloid dicot genus including corn cockles
- genus Arenaria / Arenaria = sandworts
- genus Cerastium / Cerastium = mouse-eared chickweed
- genus Dianthus / Dianthus = carnations and pinks
- genus Drypis = one species
- genus Gypsophila / Gypsophila = Mediterranean herbs having small white or pink flowers
- genus Hernaria / Hernaria = low-growing Old World herbs with minute bright green leaves
- genus Illecebrum / Illecebrum = one species: coral necklace
- genus Lychnis = genus of plants strongly resembling those of genus Silene: catchfly
- genus Minuartia / Minuartia = mostly perennial herbs of northern hemisphere often with mat-forming habit
- genus Moehringia / Moehringia = low-growing herbs widely distributed in temperate and Arctic northern hemisphere: sandworts
- genus Paronychia / Paronychia = low-growing annual or perennial herbs or woody plants
- genus Petrocoptis / Petrocoptis = perennial tussock-forming rock plants; of Pyrenees and mountains of northern Spain
- genus Sagina / Sagina = small low-growing annual or perennial herbs of temperate and cool regions
- genus Saponaria / Saponaria = mostly perennial Old World herbs
- genus Scleranthus / Scleranthus = small genus of Old World weedy prostrate annuals: knawel
- genus Silene = large widely distributed genus of plants having mostly showy flowers of various colors: campion
- genus Spergula / Spergula = small genus of Old World annual herbs: corn spurry
- genus Spergularia / Spergularia = chiefly maritime Eurasian herbs: sand spurry
- genus Stellaria / Stellaria = common chickweed
- genus Vaccaria / Vaccaria = cow-cockles
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Bioresources for Tomorrow’s Drugs and Cosmetics by Christophe Wiart
the Pink Family The family Caryophyllaceae is a vast and successful clade consisting of about 75 genera and 2000 species of cosmopolitan herbs that have the ability to accumulate substantial amounts of pentacyclic triterpenoid ...
Drugs for the Future? by Christophe Wiart
Family CARYOPHYLLACEAE A. L. de Jussieu 1789 nom. conserv., the Pink Family The Caryophyllaceae is a large family which consists of about 75 genera and 2000 species of cosmopolitan, annual or perennial herbs which abound with ...
Caryophyllaceae is the Pink Family.
INTRODUCTION The family Caryophyllaceae is a group of mostly herbaceous flowering plants occurring mainly in temperate and warm-temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere with its center of diversity in the Mediterranean region.
by John Christopher Willis, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw
Dichasial cyme, one in which each successive branch bears two branches upon itself, Acanthaceae, Asclepiadaceae, Begonia, Bignoniaceac, Caryophyllaceae, Castanea, Convolvulaceae, Cornaceae, Labiatae, Linaceae, Sanicttla, ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
Caryophyllaceae. Origins: The genus Alsine and anthos "a flower." Alsine. Gaertn. Caryophyllaceae. Origins: Latin and Greek alsine. Alstonia R. Br. Apocynaceae 103 Alsine L. Caryophyllaceae Origins: Latin .
by Ian W. Southon, John Buckingham
Alkaloid from Dianthus caryophyllus, Helianthus annuus, Nicotiana tabacum, Pyrus communis, Rubus idaeus and Vicia faba ( Caryophyllaceae, ...
by Tatiana Wielgorskaya, Armen Leonovich Takhtadzhi͡an
Caryophyllaceae Alsine Gaertn. = Minuartia L. Caryophyllaceae Alsine L. = Spergularia (Pers.) J. Presl et C. Presl. Caryophyllaceae Alsinidendron H. Mann.
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
The relationships are thus given by Pax : Caryophyllaceae Amarantaceae ) t ( Aizoaceae V .*- Phytolaccaceae -— < Chenopodiaceae ) \ ( Nyctaginaceae Portulacaceae Caryophylleae (Benth.-Hooker). See above. Caryophyllinae ( Benth.
by Michael Allaby
Caryophyllaceae. (order *Caryophyllales) A family, mostly of *herbs, in which the leaves are *simple, *opposite, normally entire, and *exstipulate. The flowers are usually borne in terminal, forked *cymes (dichasia) with a central flower in each ...
Authoritative, Practical, Complete : an American Library Embracing Science, Sociology, Philosophy, History, Fine Arts, Languages, Religion, Law, Literature, Useful Arts, and the Many Thousands of Subjects Into which They Branch by Charles Annandale, Francis Thomas Furey, Walter Hart Blumenthal
Caryophyllaceae. a. n. o. r. d. e. r. 0. ,. plants, of which the pink, named formerly ' Caruophyllus. and now Dianthua, may be considered as the type. The lants have opposite undivided leaves, Without stipules, tumid articulations of the stems, and ...
by John Christopher Willis
Pyrola and many Caryophyllaceae, &c., have also very light seeds. A number of plants with dry fruits have what may be termed ' censer ' mechanisms. The fruit opens so far as to leave the seeds room to escape, but opens in such a way that ...
Encyclopedia of Food Grains (2015)
by Colin W Wrigley, Harold Corke, Koushik Seetharaman, Jonathan Faubion
by Urs Eggli, Leonard E. Newton
Caryophyllaceae). (Crassula pellucida Ssp.) alsius Lat ., frosty; for the cold northerly habitat. (Rhodiola) Alsobia Gr. 'alsos', forest; and ...
by Rolf H. J. Schlegel
Spergula arvensis (Caryophyllaceae), 2n = 2x = 18 agr squash: Cucurbita maxima (Cucurbitaceae), 2n = 2x = 40 hort St. Augustine grass: An important warm season turf and pasture grass in the United States; it varies genetically in many ...
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Scrabble value of C3A1R1Y4O1P3H4Y4L1L1A1C3E1A1E1
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