Definition of Mignonette family
1. Noun. Mainly Mediterranean herbs: mignonette.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Hypericales, Order Hypericales, Order Parietales, Parietales
Member holonyms: Genus Reseda
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Literary usage of Mignonette family
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1. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"... mignonette family. Herbs, with inconspicuous flowers in spikes or racemes. 1. RESEDA, MIGNONETTE, etc. (Latin : to calm, from supposed sedative ..."
2. Flora of Los Angeles and Vicinity by Le Roy Abrams (1904)
"mignonette family. Annual or perennial herbs with alternate leaves, gland- like stipules and racemose or spicate bracted ..."
3. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"... MIGNONETTE'FAMILY. Herbs, with inconspicuous flowers in spikes or racemes. 1. RESEDA, MIGNONETTE, etc. (Latin: to calm, from supposed sedative ..."
4. British and Garden Botany: Consisting of Descriptions of the Flowering by Leo Hartley Grindon (1864)
"THE mignonette family.—Reseda'cece. Herbaceous plants, with slender stems, sometimes half-procumbent; '.he leaves alternate, narrow-lanceolate, ..."