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Definition of the noun nyctaginaceae
What does nyctaginaceae mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- a family of flowering plants of the order Caryophyllales
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific name: Allioniaceae
- synonyms of Nyctaginaceae: family Allioniaceae / family Nyctaginaceae / four-o'clock 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
- genus Nyctaginia / Nyctaginia = a caryophyllaceous genus of the family Nyctaginaceae having only one species
- genus Abronia / Abronia = genus of western North American herbs having showy flowers
- genus Allionia / Allionia = small genus of chiefly American herbs
- genus Bougainvillaea / genus Bougainvillea / Bougainvillaea = ornamental tropical woody vines
- genus Mirabilis / Mirabilis = four o'clocks
- genus Pisonia / Pisonia = genus of often thorny tropical trees and shrubs and some vines
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Nyctaginaceae
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The New Gardener's Dictionary; Or, Catalogue of All the Really Good Flowers, Fruits, Trees and Shrubs Cultivated in Great Britain. Accompanied by Descriptive and Cultural Notes (1849)
by R. W. PLANT
Order Nyctaginaceae. Qrnamental stove plants, with white, purple, or variegated flowers; should be grown in sandy peat, and may be increased by cuttings. BORBONIA (WILLDENow.) Nat. O. Leguminosae. Very showy plants, which deserve ...
Universal Technological Dictionary Or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences (1851)
Containing Definitions Drawn from the Original Writers ; in Two Volumes
Nyctaginaceae. The species, which in English are known by the name of Hogweed, are perennials. Bo'G-BEAN (Bot.), a plant; the Minanthes trifoliata. Bo' G-IRON ORE (Min.), a kind of sulphuret. Bo'GoMITEs (Ecc.), a sect of heretics of the ...
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
Nyctaginaceae. Dicotyledons (Archichl. Centrospermae). 20 gen. with 160 sp., mostly trop. and esp. Am. Trees, shrubs or herbs with opp. (often unequal) leaves and no stipules. Firs. in cymes, 5 or unisexual, and presenting much variety in ...
by John Christopher Willis
Nyctaginaceae. Dicotyledons ( Archichl.
Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch
Metteniusa edulis Loranthaceae Benthamia alyxifolia Phrygilanthus eugenioides Phytolaccaceae Phytolacca acinosa Nyctaginaceae (= Nictaginaceae) Mirabilis multiflora Aizoaceae Mesembryanthemum spp. Sceletium expansum Sceletium ...
by Katherine Dunster
Caryophyllidae Caryophyllales Phytolaccaceae Achatocarpaceae Nyctaginaceae Aizoaceae Didiereaceae Cactaceae Polygonales Polygonaceae Plumbaginales Plumbaginaceae Dilleniidae Dilleniales Theales Cecropiaceae Urticaceae ...
Luo Biological Dictionary (1998)
by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns
Odida, Boerhavia repens (Nyctaginaceae). Fig. 80: Odago, Echinochloa colona (Gramineae or Poaceae). Fig. 81: Odagwa, Ricinus communis (Euphorbiaceae). Fig. 82: Odielo, Aneilema ...
by Burkhard Fugmann, Susanne Lang-Fugmann, Wolfgang Steglich
They occur in Bougainvillea species ( Nyctaginaceae) and are responsible for the intense colors of the bracts. The most ...
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Boerhavia erecta. Nyctaginaceae. Chole Island
Mafia Wild Plants (Autumn term 1970)
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Scrabble value of N1Y4C3T1A1G2I1N1A1C3E1A1E1
The value of this 13-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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