Definition of Family marantaceae
1. Noun. Tropical perennial herbs with usually starchy rhizomes.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Family, Monocot Family
Group relationships: Musales, Order Musales
Member holonyms: Genus Maranta
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Marantaceae
Literary usage of Family marantaceae
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 (1900)
"family marantaceae. Arrowroot Family. Twelve genera and about 160 species, all tropical and mostly South American. They are distinguished from the related ..."
2. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1904)
"The preparation of a sample copy of the manuscript and illustrations for the position of the family Marantaceae. CHEMISTRY. John J. Abel, Johns Hopkins ..."
3. Yearbooks by N.J. Plainfield High School (Plainfield (1903)
"(e) The preparation of a sample copy of the manuscript and illustrations for the position of the family Marantaceae. CHEMISTRY. John J. Abel, Johns Hopkins ..."
4. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States. National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1905)
"family marantaceae: has very large, abruptly ovate, closely veined leaves and peculiar zigzag flower stalks; ..."