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- n. a large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens
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The Rose Garden at City Center's Botanical Complex was a desert of thorns next to our backyard's accidental rosaceae.
How far the sandy region extends I am unable to say, but Mr. Labohm, the chief forester, told me that in the Sampit River region northeast of here, and about twenty metres above the sea, he walked for two days on whitish sand, among rosaceae and azale, the forest being very thin.
A hedge of hawthorn, rose or prunus, or any plant belonging to the rosaceae family, can be affected by Specific Replant Disease common in roses, so change the type of plant to be on the safe side.
The sorbus you see are members of the rosaceae or rose family - the most of which are susceptible to a disease known as fireblight.
Scientists sequence genome of the woodland strawberry, a model system for rosaceae plants