Definition of Family solanaceae

1. Noun. Large and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous; includes the genera Solanum, Atropa, Brugmansia, Capsicum, Datura, Hyoscyamus, Lycopersicon, Nicotiana, Petunia, Physalis, and Solandra.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Solanaceae

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
family Sittidae
family Solanaceae
family Soleidae
family Solenidae
family Soricidae
family Spalacidae
family Sparganiaceae
family Sparidae
family Sphaeriaceae
family Sphaerobolaceae
family Sphaerocarpaceae
family Sphecidae
family Spheniscidae
family Sphingidae
family Sphyraenidae
family Sphyrnidae

Literary usage of Family solanaceae

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1. Eat Your Food! Gastronomical Glory from Garden to Gut: A Coastalfields Aaron Brachfeld, Aaron Brachfeld and Mary Choate, Mary Choate by Aaron Brachfeld, Aaron Brachfeld and Mary Choate, Mary Choate (2007)
"The genus Capsicum is of the family Solanaceae, which includes the tomato, ... The family Solanaceae is being revised, and may or may not either exist or ..."

2. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"... summer savory, winter savory, sweet marjoram, thyme, sage and catnip. Potato family solanaceae Tomato, potato, eggplant, peppers and strawberry tomato. ..."

3. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"The potato family (Solanaceae) includes the ground-cherry (Physalis), the nightshades (Solanum), ..."

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