Definition of Family commelinaceae

1. Noun. Large widely distributed family of chiefly perennial herbs or climbers: spiderworts.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Commelinaceae

family Clavariaceae
family Cleridae
family Clethraceae
family Clinidae
family Clupeidae
family Clusiaceae
family Cobitidae
family Coccidae
family Coccinellidae
family Coerebidae
family Colchicaceae
family Colubridae
family Columbidae
family Comatulidae
family Combretaceae
family Commelinaceae
family Compositae
family Congridae
family Connaraceae
family Convallariaceae
family Convolvulaceae
family Coprinaceae
family Coraciidae
family Cordaitaceae
family Cordylidae
family Coregonidae
family Coreidae
family Corixidae
family Cornaceae
family Cortinariaceae

Literary usage of Family commelinaceae

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1. Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan, Asa Don Dickinson (1917)
"SPIDERWORT FAMILY (Commelinaceae) Virginia, or Common Day-flower Commelina virginica Flowers—Blue, 1 in. broad or less, irregular, grouped at end of stem, ..."

2. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"... the Florida moss or hanging moss (Tillandsia usneoides); the spiderwort family (Commelinaceae), including the spiderwort (Tradescantia, several species ..."

3. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"... the Florida moss or hanging moss (Tillandsia usneoides); the spiderwort family (Commelinaceae), including the spiderwort (Tradescantia, several species ..."

4. Applied and Economic Botany: Especially Adapted for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1914)
"... the FLORIDA MOSS (Tillandsia usneoides), which is used in upholstery (Fig. 264). The family Commelinaceae is represented in the United States by ..."

5. Applied and Economic Botany for Students in Technical and Agricultural by Henry Kraemer (1916)
"The family Commelinaceae is represented in the United States by Commelina or day-flower, some species of which have medicinal properties. ..."

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