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Pink Family

Definition of the noun pink family

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noun

  1. large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes)

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2006)

Car: Caryophyllaceae (pink family), Cen-jac: Centaurea jacea , Che: Chenopodiceae (goosefoot family) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Popular Names of the Plants which Furnish the Natural and Acquired Wants of Man, in All Matters of Domestic and General Economy (1882)

Their History, Products, & Uses by John Smith

a strong-rooted, many- stemmed perennial of the Pink family (Caryophyllacese), native of Spain, spreading a foot or more in height. Its root lathers water, and is used as a substitute for soap. Soapwort ...

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

by Frances Tenenbaum

Pink family, Caryophyllaceae. Dianthus contains a wealth of charming, old- fashioned garden plants bearing dainty, often spicy- scented flowers over a long season. Blooms come in all shades of pink plus white, maroon, and ruby red.

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

pink family. Caryophyllaceae. pink jellyfish. Cyanea capillata. pink-fringed milky. Lactarius torminosus. pink-tipped anemone. Condylactis gigantea. pinna. 1: the outer, funnel-like structure of the ear, as in humans, that gathers ...

Google previewAn Ethnologic Dictionary of the Navaho Language (1910)

by Franciscans, St. Michaels, Ariz

(Pink Family).— aze tFohi, (grass medicine), the sandwort, Arenaria aeuleata. dzll natfd' ts'6s, (slender mountain tobacco), the catchfly, Silene Douglasii. tqakhas&khad, (standing on the water), the mouse-ear, Ceras- tium arvense.

Google previewBritannica Concise Encyclopedia (2008)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

pink family Family Caryophyllaceae, composed of 2,070 species of flowering plants in 89 genera found mainly in northern temperate regions. The approximately 300 species of true pinks belong to the genus ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology (2016)

mints, silverswords, and Schiedea (pink family); Sonchus (daisy family) , Echium (viper bugloss family) and other groups on the Azores, Canary Islands, ...

Google previewEtymological Dictionary of Succulent Plant Names (2013)

by Urs Eggli, Leonard E. Newton

'caryophyllon', cloves; or for the similarity to the flowers of some Caryophyllaceae (Pink Family). (Adromischus) Caryotophora Gr. “karyon, karyotos', nut, and Gr. - phoros', carrying; for the nut-like fruits. (Aizoaceae) cashelensis For the ...

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Small photo of Common bird cherry (Prunus padus), wild Cherry or wrist, or Cherry bird— a species of small trees or shrubs of the genus Plum Pink familySmall photo of Common bird cherry (Prunus padus), wild Cherry or wrist, or Cherry bird— a species of small trees or shrubs of the genus Plum Pink familySmall photo of Common bird cherry (Prunus padus), wild Cherry or wrist, or Cherry bird— a species of small trees or shrubs of the genus Plum Pink familySmall photo of Common bird cherry (Prunus padus), wild Cherry or wrist, or Cherry bird— a species of small trees or shrubs of the genus Plum Pink familySmall photo of Common bird cherry (Prunus padus), wild Cherry or wrist, or Cherry bird— a species of small trees or shrubs of the genus Plum Pink familySmall photo of Common bird cherry (Prunus padus), wild Cherry or wrist, or Cherry bird— a species of small trees or shrubs of the genus Plum Pink familySmall photo of Common bird cherry (Prunus padus), wild Cherry or wrist, or Cherry bird— a species of small trees or shrubs of the genus Plum Pink family More...

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