Definition of Polygonaceae

1. Noun. A family of plants of order Polygonales chiefly of the north temperate zone; includes the buckwheats.




Medical Definition of Polygonaceae

1. The only family of the buckwheat order of dicotyledonous flowering plants. It has 40 genera of herbs, shrubs, and trees. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polygonaceae

polyglutamations
polyglutamic acid
polyglutamine
polyglutamyl synthetase
polyglycerol phosphate polymerase
polyglycerol polyricinoleate
polyglycolic
polyglycolic acid
polyglycolic acids
polyglycolide
polygnathus
polygon
polygon mesh
polygon meshes
polygon of forces
polygonaceae (current term)
polygonaceous
polygonal
polygonal shape
polygonality
polygonally
polygonar
polygonate
polygonation
polygonboden
polygoneutic
polygoneutism
polygonhood
polygonial
polygonials

Literary usage of Polygonaceae

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1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"These are not even present in other Ranunculaceae. polygonaceae. ... of the polygonaceae arises in the same manner. Here the derivation of the axillary ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"polygonaceae Lindl. Nat. Syst. Ed. 2, 211. 1836." BUCKWHEAT FAMILY. Herbs, vines, shrubs or trees, with alternate or sometimes opposite or whorled simple ..."

3. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder (1908)
"polygonaceae. i. REVIEW OF THE ANATOMICAL FEATURES. The following features may be pointed out as characteristic of the Order : the absence of a special type ..."

4. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"polygonaceae), perennial herbs (Fig. 80) indigenous to northwestern China and eastern Thibet. and sparingly cultivated in other parts of the world. ..."

5. Flora of Miami: Being Descriptions of the Seed-plants Growing Naturally on by John Kunkel Small (1913)
"polygonaceae. BUCKWHEAT FAMILY. Plants various in habit. Leaves with manifest, usually sheathing, ..."

6. Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan, Asa Don Dickinson (1917)
"... race of autumnal spir- anthes, which will yield honey to future generations of bees." BUCKWHEAT FAMILY (polygonaceae) Common Persicaria, Pink Kno tweed, ..."

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