Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic family within the order EricalesJacob's ladder, phlox, and related plants.

Etymologies

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Polemonium +‎ -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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