Zygophyllaceae love

Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic family within the order Zygophyllales — the bean-caper, caltrop, and related plants.

Etymologies

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Zygophyllum +‎ -aceae

Examples

  • The steppe is formed by resinous evergreen bushes dominated by representatives of the Zygophyllaceae family, such as species from the genera Larrea (jarillas), Bulnesia (retamos) and Plectocarpa (mancapotrillos).

    Argentine Monte

  • _jawása_ or camel thorn (Alhagi camelorum), practically leafless, but with very long and stout spines; under Capparidaceae several Cleomes, species of Corchorus (Tiliaceae), under Zygophyllaceae three

    The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir

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