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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Asterales — very many plants related to the harebells.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A natural family of flowering plants, which in some classifications includes the Lobeliaciae.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A natural order of monopetalous dicotyledonous plants, the bellworts, mostly herbaceous, with bland milky juice, alternate leaves, a regular bell-shaped or rotate corolla, distinct stamens, and numerous seeds in a capsule usually opening by valves or lateral slits.

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  • n. family of plants of the order Campanulales; in some classifications includes Lobeliaceae

Etymologies

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Campanula +‎ -aceae

Examples

  • "It could be in the Campanulaceae, or the Gentianaceae, the Polemoniaceae, the Boraginaceae-that's most likely, I think, forget-me-nots-but it could even be a variant of this one, the Anemone patens."

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  • DC (Campanulaceae), commonly called Balloon Flower Root or Jie Geng, have been found to increase intracellular glutathione (GSH) content and significantly reduce oxidative injury to liver cells, minimise cell death and lipid peroxidation.

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  • I am far from expecting that no cases of apparent impossibility will be found; but certainly I expect that ultimately they will disappear; for instance, Campanulaceae seems

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  • Family matters: Cardinal flower belongs to the plant family Campanulaceae, a group of species commonly referred to as the bellflower family.

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  • In plants, convergence has been suggested to explain the striking similarity in life form between the giant lobelioids (Campanulaceae, the bellflower family) of Africa and the Hawaiian Islands.

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  • Campanulaceae (bellflower family) consists of about 70 genera and 2000 herb, shrub, and

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