Definition of Family Nyctaginaceae

1. Noun. A family of flowering plants of the order Caryophyllales.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Nyctaginaceae

family Naiadaceae
family Najadaceae
family Naticidae
family Nautilidae
family Nepenthaceae
family Nephropsidae
family Nepidae
family Neritidae
family Nidulariaceae
family Nitrobacteriaceae
family Noctuidae
family Nostocaceae
family Notonectidae
family Notoryctidae
family Nummulitidae
family Nyctaginaceae (current term)
family Nymphaeaceae
family Nymphalidae
family Nyssaceae
family Ochnaceae
family Ochotonidae
family Octopodidae
family Odobenidae
family Odontaspididae
family Oedogoniaceae
family Oestridae
family Ogcocephalidae
family Oleaceae
family Oleandraceae
family Onagraceae

Literary usage of Family Nyctaginaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"family Nyctaginaceae. Four-o-clock Family. Contains about 17 genera and 250 speci'es of wide distribution, most of them American. They are herbs, shrubs or ..."

2. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States. National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1905)
"Also called “ulla de gate,” or ‘ cat's claw.” A spiny shrub belonging to the family Nyctaginaceae: reported from ..."

3. Economic plants of Porto Rico by Orator Fuller Cook, Guy N. Collins (1903)
"Also called " uña de gato," or "cat's claw." A spiny shrub belonging to the family Nyctaginaceae: reported from near Manatí. Pisonia obtusata. ..."

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