Definition of Asclepiadaceous

1. Adjective. Of or relating to plants of the milkweed family.

Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Partainyms: Asclepiadaceae
Derivative terms: Asclepiadaceae



Definition of Asclepiadaceous

1. a. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, plants of the Milkweed family.

Definition of Asclepiadaceous

1. Adjective. (botany) Relating to the milkweeds. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Asclepiadaceous

1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, plants of the Milkweed family. See: Asclepias. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Asclepiadaceous

ascidium
ascience
ascient
ascigerous
asciibetically
ascites
ascites adiposus
ascites in neonates
ascitic
ascitic agar
ascitic fluid
ascitic tumour
ascititious
ascitogenous
asclepiad
asclepiadaceous (current term)
asclepiads
asclepias
ascocarp
ascocarpic
ascocarpous
ascocarps
ascococci
ascococcus
ascogenous
ascogonia
ascogonium
ascolichen
ascoma
ascomata

Literary usage of Asclepiadaceous

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"... chambers where water in the aqueous or gaseous state collects, and for. the collection of humus upon which this asclepiadaceous plant primarily depends ..."

2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1916)
"The asclepiadaceous flower appears externally to consist of the usually reflexed petals and sepals and of the so-called "column," which is surrounded by ..."

3. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"In the fls. mosquitos and other insects are caught, much as they are in other asclepiadaceous plants. ..."

4. Strasburger's Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger, Hans Fitting (1921)
"... special pocket-leaves and mantle- leaves serve for the accumulation of humus and water. The transformation of the leaves of the asclepiadaceous plant ..."

5. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1901)
"... and asclepiadaceous creepers. The deeper parts, through which a sluggish stream meanders, are marked by the soft green colour of the big leaves of the ..."

6. American Druggist (1891)
"THE New York Evening Post of June 23d says, editorially : Tasi, a South American Galactagogue. A SOUTH AMERICAN asclepiadaceous plant, ..."

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