Definition of Lobelia family

1. Noun. Not recognized in all classification systems; in some classifications lobeliaceous plants are included in family Campanulaceae.

Exact synonyms: Family Lobeliaceae, Lobeliaceae
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Campanulales, Order Campanulales
Derivative terms: Lobeliaceous



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lobelia Family

lobe-footed
lobe of prostate
lobe of the lung
lobectomies
lobectomy
lobed
lobed leaf
lobed spleenwort
lobefeet
lobefin
lobefins
lobefoot
lobelet
lobelets
lobelia
lobelia family (current term)
lobeliaceous
lobeliad
lobeliads
lobelias
lobelike
lobelin
lobeline
lobelines
lobes
lobes of cerebrum
lobes of mammary gland
lobes of thyroid gland
lobi
lobi glandulae mammariae

Literary usage of Lobelia family

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

1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"lobelia family. Herbs, or in tropical regions rarely shrubs or trees, often with milky sap which contains a narcotic-acid poison, with alternate, ..."

2. Manual of the Botany (Phænogamia and Pteridophyta) of the Rocky Mountain by John Merle Coulter (1885)
"(lobelia family.) Herbs with milky juice, alternate leaves, scattered flowers, irregular 5-lobed corolla, and the 5 stamens free from the corolla and united ..."

3. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"... lobelia family. Plants with milky, acrid juice, alternate, simple leaves, and scattered, ... lobelia family."

4. Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan, Asa Don Dickinson (1917)
"lobelia family (Lobeliaceae) Cardinal Flower; Red Lobelia Lobelia cardinalis Flowers—Rich vermilion, very rarely rose or white, 1 to l£ in. long, numerous, ..."

5. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"... lobelia family. Plants with milky, acrid juice, alternate, simple leaves, and scattered, ... lobelia family."

6. Manual of the Botany (Phaenogamia and Pteridophyta) of the Rocky Mountain by John Merle Coulter (1885)
"(lobelia family.) Herbs with milky juice, alternate leaves, scattered flowers, irregular 5-lobed corolla, and the 5 stamens free from the corolla and united ..."

7. How to Know the Wild Flowers: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of by Frances Theodora Parsons, Marion Satterlee (1900)
"lobelia family. There are several other blue lobelias ... lobelia family. Six to eighteen inches high, growing in shallow water. Leaves. ..."

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