Definition of Onagraceae

1. Noun. A large and widely distributed family of plants of the order Myrtales.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Onagraceae

Ommiad
Omnipotent
Omniscient
Omomyid
Omomyid group
Omotic
Omphalopsychite
Omphalopsychites
Omphalotus
Omphalotus illudens
Omsk
Omsk haemorrhagic fever
Omsk haemorrhagic fever virus
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On HMS
Onagraceae
Onan
Onchocerca cervicalis
Onchocerca gibsoni
Onchocerca lienalis
Onchocerca volvulus L3 cysteine protease
Onchocercidae
Onchorynchus
Onchorynchus kisutch
Onchorynchus nerka
Onchorynchus tshawtscha
Oncidium papilio
Oncidium papilio kramerianum
Oncocerca
Oncomelania

Literary usage of Onagraceae

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

1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"... straight, back not spurred. In swamps, Maryland to Florida and Louisiana. June-Aug. Family 98. onagraceae Dumort. Anal. 5 Fain. 36. 1829. ..."

2. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1897)
"... and small yellow orange- centered flowers, common in cultivated ground and old fields. The minute, grayish seeds are much used for 1'ood. onagraceae ..."

3. The Medical Times and Gazette (1863)
"... of the flower and fruit, that the fact should hem eforth be comprised in the descriptive characters of our plante of those orders. 5. onagraceae and ..."

4. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"onagraceae Dumort. EVENING PRIMROSE FAMILY Annual or perennial herbs, rarely shrubs, with alternate or opposite leaves, no stipules or mere glands in their ..."

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