Definition of Foxglove family
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 Foxglove Family
Literary usage of Foxglove family
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Materia medica and therapeutics: Vegetable Kingdom by Charles Douglas Fergusson Phillips (1874)
"THE foxglove family. THIS important and showy family numbers over 2000 species, ... foxglove family."
2. British and Garden Botany: Consisting of Descriptions of the Flowering by Leo Hartley Grindon (1864)
"The latter character distinguishes them also from the foxglove family. A certain degree of collateral likeness exists moreover with regard to the ..."