Definition of Family Aizoaceae
1. Noun. Succulent herbs or small shrubs mostly of South Africa but also New Zealand and North America: carpetweeds; fig marigolds.
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Caryophyllales, Chenopodiales, Order Caryophyllales, Order-chenopodiales
Member holonyms: Carpobrotus, Genus Carpobrotus, Dorotheanthus, Genus Dorotheanthus, Genus Lithops, Genus Mesembryanthemum, Mesembryanthemum, Genus Molluga, Molluga, Genus Pleiospilos, Pleiospilos, Genus Tetragonia, Tetragonia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Aizoaceae
Literary usage of Family Aizoaceae
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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"family Aizoaceae. Carpet- weed Family. Consists of 22 genera and about 500 species, natives chiefly of warm regions. They are nearly all herbs of ..."
2. Documents of the Assembly of the State of New York by New York (State). Legislature. Assembly (1913)
"... the general appearance of which suggests the common garden purslane. It belongs to the family Aizoaceae which is closely related to the ..."