Definition of Gentianaceae

1. Noun. Chiefly herbaceous plants with showy flowers; some are cultivated as ornamentals.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gentianaceae

Gentiana
Gentiana acaulis
Gentiana andrewsii
Gentiana calycosa
Gentiana clausa
Gentiana crinita
Gentiana detonsa
Gentiana holopetala
Gentiana lutea
Gentiana pneumonanthe
Gentiana procera
Gentiana quinquefolia
Gentiana saponaria
Gentiana thermalis
Gentiana villosa
Gentianaceae (current term)
Gentianales
Gentianella quinquefolia
Gentianopsid procera
Gentianopsis
Gentianopsis crinita
Gentianopsis detonsa
Gentianopsis holopetala
Gentianopsis thermalis
Gentile
Gentiles
Gentle Annie
Gentle Annies
Gentleman Jim
Gentleman Johnny

Literary usage of Gentianaceae

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, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Gentianaceae Dumort. Anal. Fam. 20.. GENTIAN FAMILY Bitter mostly quite glabrous herbs, with opposite (rarely verticillate) exstipulate entire leaves, ..."

2. Flora of Los Angeles and Vicinity by Le Roy Abrams (1904)
"Gentianaceae. GENTIAN FAMILY. Bitter, mostly quite glabrous herbs, with opposite rarely verticillate exstipulate entire leaves, and regular perfect flowers ..."

3. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"Gentianaceae Dumort. GENTIAN FAMILY. Corolla-lobes convolute in the bud : stem-leaves not scale-like. Style elongated : anthers twisted or much curved at ..."

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