Fouquieriaceae love

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. a small natural family of spiny shrubs or trees of the southwestern U. S.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A family of dicotyledonous choripetalous plants of the order Hypericales, consisting of the the single genus Fouquieria (which see).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small family of spiny shrubs or trees of southwestern United States

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In particular, the families Lamiaceae and Fouquieriaceae show considerable radiation within the ecoregion.

    Baja California desert

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