Definition of Family Gesneriaceae

1. Noun. Large family of tropical herbs or shrubs or lianas; in some classification systems placed in the order Scrophulariales.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Gesneriaceae

family Gavialidae
family Gavidae
family Geastraceae
family Gekkonidae
family Gelechiidae
family Gempylidae
family Gentianaceae
family Geoglossaceae
family Geometridae
family Geomyidae
family Geophilidae
family Geraniaceae
family Gerreidae
family Gerridae
family Gerrididae
family Gesneriaceae (current term)
family Gigartinaceae
family Ginkgoaceae
family Giraffidae
family Glareolidae
family Gleicheniaceae
family Gliridae
family Globigerinidae
family Glossinidae
family Gnetaceae
family Gobiesocidae
family Gobiidae
family Gomphotheriidae
family Gonorhynchidae
family Goodeniaceae

Literary usage of Family Gesneriaceae

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1. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"The genus Cyrtandra of the family Gesneriaceae reaches here a wonderful development, and it can safely be said that Oahu harbors more species of that genus ..."

2. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States. National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1905)
"family Gesneriaceae; a new species to replace the ... family Gesneriaceae: a rather fleshy herb covered with a reddish pubescence; ..."

3. Economic plants of Porto Rico by Orator Fuller Cook, Guy N. Collins (1903)
"family Gesneriaceae: a new species to replace the ... family Gesneriaceae: a rather fleshy herb covered with a reddish ..."

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