Definition of Bellflower family
1. Noun. Family of plants of the order Campanulales; in some classifications includes Lobeliaceae.
Generic synonyms: Plant Family
Group relationships: Campanulales, Order Campanulales
Member holonyms: Genus Campanula, Genus Lobelia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bellflower Family
Literary usage of Bellflower family
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1. Michigan Flora: A List of the Fern and Seed Plants Growing Without Cultivation by William James Beal (1904)
"bellflower family. CAMPANULA L. *1961. C. Americana L. Tall Bellflower. Moist woodlands. Ionia Co.; Flint; Macomb Co.; Ann Arbor, Winch. ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"bellflower family. Herbs (some tropical species shrubs or even trees), with alternate exstipulate leaves, usually milky juice, and racemose spicate ..."
3. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter, John Kunkel Small (1903)
"... bellflower family. Flowers regular : corolla campanulate or rotate : anthers separate. Corolla campanulate, or rotate in C. Americana : flowers all ..."