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.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Polemoniales, Polemoniales
Member holonyms: Genus Scrophularia, Scrophularia, Antirrhinum, Genus Antirrhinum, Besseya, Genus Besseya, Aureolaria, Genus Aureolaria, Genus Calceolaria, Castilleia, Castilleja, Genus Castilleia, Genus Castilleja, Chelone, Genus Chelone, Collinsia, Genus Collinsia, Culver's Physic, Culver's Root, Culvers Physic, Culvers Root, Veronicastrum Virginicum, Whorlywort, Genus Digitalis, Genus Gerardia, Agalinis, Genus Agalinis, Genus Linaria, Linaria, Genus Penstemon, Penstemon, Genus Verbascum, Verbascum, Genus Veronica
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Scrophulariaceae
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 ..."