Definition of Family scrophulariaceae

1. Noun. A family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Polemoniales; includes figwort and snapdragon and foxglove and toadflax and speedwell and mullein; in some classifications placed in the order Scrophulariales.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Scrophulariaceae

family Schizophyceae
family Schizosaccharomycetaceae
family Sciadopityaceae
family Sciaenidae
family Sciaridae
family Scincidae
family Sciuridae
family Sclerodermataceae
family Sclerotiniaceae
family Scolopacidae
family Scolytidae
family Scomberesocidae
family Scombresocidae
family Scombridae
family Scorpaenidae
family Scrophulariaceae
family Scutigeridae
family Scyliorhinidae
family Secotiaceae
family Selaginellaceae
family Sepiidae
family Septobasidiaceae
family Serranidae
family Sialidae
family Sillaginidae
family Siluridae
family Simaroubaceae
family Simuliidae
family Sirenidae
family Sisyridae

Literary usage of Family scrophulariaceae

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

1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"Veronica officinalis L. Figwort family (Scrophulariaceae!. Common speedwell; Paul's-betony. Perennial herb, 3 to 10 inches high; in dry fields and woods, ..."

2. Field Book of American Trees and Shrubs: A Concise Description of the by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1915)
"FIGWORT FAMILY. Scrophulariaceae. An extensive family of herbs including only the tree Paulownia in our range, with opposite, toothless leaves, ..."

3. The Town of St. Johnsbury, Vt.: A Review of One Hundred Twenty-five Years to by Edward Taylor Fairbanks (1914)
"... Northern Purple-leaved Sundrops Small Figwort family scrophulariaceae Beard-tongue Brook lime Butter and Eggs Figwort Hare Maryland Foxglove Monkey ..."

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