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Definition of the noun pink family
What does pink family mean as a name of something?
- large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes)
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Alsinaceae / family Alsinaceae / Dianthaceae / family Dianthaceae / Herniariaceae / family Herniariaceae / Illecebraceae / family Illecebraceae / Paronychiaceae / family Paronychiaceae / Scleranthaceae / family Scleranthaceae / Silenaceae / family Silenaceae / Spergulaceae / family Spergulaceae / Stellariaceae / family Stellariaceae / Telephiaceae / family Telephiaceae / Caryophyllaceae
- synonyms of pink family: carnation family / family Caryophyllaceae
- 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
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Pink Family
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Car: Caryophyllaceae (pink family), Cen-jac: Centaurea jacea , Che: Chenopodiceae (goosefoot family) ...
A 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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
mints, silverswords, and Schiedea (pink family); Sonchus (daisy family) , Echium (viper bugloss family) and other groups on the Azores, Canary Islands, ...
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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