Definition of Family Valerianaceae
1. Noun. Genus of mostly herbs having a characteristic fetid odor.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Rubiales, Rubiales
Member holonyms: Genus Valeriana, Valeriana, Genus Valerianella, Valerianella, Centranthus, Genus Centranthus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Valerianaceae
Literary usage of Family Valerianaceae
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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"family Valerianaceae. Valerian Family. These plants are all herbs, contained in 9 genera and about 275 species of wide distribution. ..."
2. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"... L. Valerian family (Valerianaceae). Valeriana; valerian; garden-valerian; vandal-root. Perennial herb, 2 to 5 feet high, native of Europe; escaped from ..."