Definition of Goodenia family
1. Noun. A family of sappy plants that grow in Australasia and southeast China.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Campanulales, Order Campanulales
Member holonyms: Goodenia
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Literary usage of Goodenia family
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1. A Contribution to the Flora of Australia by William Woolls (1867)
"Of the Goodenia family, I have referred to several species on the mountains, which do not occur near Parramatta, viz., Dampiera purpurea, D. ovalifolia, ..."
2. British and Garden Botany: Consisting of Descriptions of the Flowering by Leo Hartley Grindon (1864)
"THE Goodenia family.—Goodenia'cea. Delicate herbaceous or under-shrubby plants, mostly belonging to Australia and the islands of the warm seas of the ..."
3. Catalogue of Plants in the Two Metropolitan Gardens, the Brisbane Botanic by Frederick Manson Bailey (1885)
"(Goodenia family). Some of the plants of this order are used as esculent vegetable, and their pith js employed for economical purposes. ..."
4. Flora of the Southern United States: Containing an Abridged Description of by Alvan Wentworth Chapman (1897)
"(Goodenia family.) Herbs or shrubs, with watery juice, alternate exstipulate leaves, and irregular flowers.— Calyx tubular, 3-5-lobed or entire, ..."