Definition of Family Aristolochiaceae
1. Noun. Family of birthworts (including wild ginger).
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Aristolochiales, Order Aristolochiales
Member holonyms: Aristolochia, Genus Aristolochia, Asarum, Genus Asarum
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Aristolochiaceae
Literary usage of Family Aristolochiaceae
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1. A Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger (1898)
"regarded as of recent origin. Flowers epigynous, with simple or double perigone. family Aristolochiaceae.—Flowers actinomorphic or more frequently ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1900)
"family Aristolochiaceae. Birthwort Family. Contains 5 genera and about 200 species, of which 180 belong to ..."
3. Botanical Guide Through the Phipps Conservatories in Pittsburg and Allegheny by Gustave Guttenberg (1894)
"... family (Aristolochiaceae) and others. But there are many other families in which only one or a few species have taken to climbing, as the Climbing Rose ..."