Definition of Family cucurbitaceae

1. Noun. A family of herbaceous vines (such as cucumber or melon or squash or pumpkin).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Cucurbitaceae

family Cotingidae
family Cottidae
family Cracidae
family Cracticidae
family Crangonidae
family Cricetidae
family Crocodylidae
family Crotalidae
family Cruciferae
family Cryptobranchidae
family Cryptocercidae
family Cryptogrammataceae
family Ctenizidae
family Cuculidae
family Cucurbitaceae
family Culicidae
family Cunoniaceae
family Cupressaceae
family Curculionidae
family Cuterebridae
family Cyatheaceae
family Cycadaceae
family Cyclopteridae
family Cymatiidae
family Cynipidae
family Cynocephalidae
family Cynoglossidae
family Cyperaceae
family Cypraeidae

Literary usage of Family cucurbitaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"family cucurbitaceae. Gourd Family. These plants are all herbaceous vines, climbing by means of tendrils. The leaves are alternate, and usually palmately ..."

2. Botany, with Agricultural Applications by John Nathan Martin (1920)
"Gourd Family (Cucurbitaceae).-—This family includes the Gourds, Pumpkins, Squashes, Melons, and Cucumbers. The flowers are epigynous, and the plants are ..."

3. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"The gourd family (Cucurbitaceae) includes the pumpkin, squash, melon, and a few feral species. Example, the star- cucumber (Sicyos angulatus), ..."

4. 57 Ways to Protect Your Home Environment (& Yourself) by Rick Weinzierl (1999)
"Cucumber family (Cucurbitaceae): cucumber, gourds, muskmelon, pumpkin, all types of squash, and watermelon. • Tomato family (Solanaceae): eggplant, ..."

5. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"The gourd family (Cucurbitaceae) includes the pumpkin, squash, melon, and a few feral species. Example, the star- cucumber (Sicyos angulatus), ..."

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