Definition of Orobanchaceae
1. Noun. Brown or yellow leafless herbs; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Polemoniales, Polemoniales
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orobanchaceae
Literary usage of Orobanchaceae
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, Addison Brown (1898)
"orobanchaceae. 3: 194. Trees, shrubs, or woody vines; capsule 2-celled; seeds winged in our genera. Fam. 31. Martyniaceae. 3:200, Î t Capsule completely ..."
2. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"... Labiatae, Scrophulariaceae, orobanchaceae, Bignoniaceae, Pedaliaceae, Acanthaceae, ... Scrophulariaceae, and orobanchaceae. ..."
3. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder (1908)
"... (orobanchaceae) ; in these genera concentric vascular bundles with central xylem are found in the vascular ..."
4. The Supplement to the Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of by George Long, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) (1846)
"... grow on the roots of vetches, and were supposed to destroy them by strangulation), a genus of plants, the ty|ie of the natural order orobanchaceae. ..."