Allioniaceae

noun
a family of flowering plants of the order Caryophyllales
Hypernyms: ↑caryophylloid dicot family
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˌalēˌōnēˈāsēˌē\
Etymology: New Latin, from Allionia, type genus + -aceae
synonym of nyctaginaceae

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  • allioniaceae — al·li·o·ni·a·ce·ae …   English syllables

  • family Allioniaceae — noun a family of flowering plants of the order Caryophyllales • Syn: ↑Nyctaginaceae, ↑family Nyctaginaceae, ↑Allioniaceae, ↑four o clock family • Hypernyms: ↑caryophylloid dicot family • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Abronia — noun genus of western North American herbs having showy flowers • Syn: ↑genus Abronia • Hypernyms: ↑caryophylloid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Nyctaginaceae, ↑family Nyctaginaceae, ↑Allioniaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Allionia — noun small genus of chiefly American herbs • Syn: ↑genus Allionia • Hypernyms: ↑caryophylloid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Nyctaginaceae, ↑family Nyctaginaceae, ↑Allioniaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Caryophyllales — noun corresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae • Syn: ↑order Caryophyllales, ↑Chenopodiales, ↑order Chenopodiales • Hypernyms: ↑plant order • Member Holonyms: ↑Caryophyllidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • caryophylloid dicot family — noun family of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers • Hypernyms: ↑dicot family, ↑magnoliopsid family • Hyponyms: ↑Caryophyllaceae, ↑family Caryophyllaceae, ↑carnation family, ↑pink family, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chenopodiales — noun corresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae • Syn: ↑Caryophyllales, ↑order Caryophyllales, ↑order Chenopodiales • Hypernyms: ↑plant order • Member Holonyms: ↑Caryophyllidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Nyctaginaceae — noun a family of flowering plants of the order Caryophyllales • Syn: ↑Nyctaginaceae, ↑Allioniaceae, ↑family Allioniaceae, ↑four o clock family • Hypernyms: ↑caryophylloid dicot family • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • four-o'clock family — noun a family of flowering plants of the order Caryophyllales • Syn: ↑Nyctaginaceae, ↑family Nyctaginaceae, ↑Allioniaceae, ↑family Allioniaceae • Hypernyms: ↑caryophylloid dicot family • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Abronia — noun genus of western North American herbs having showy flowers • Syn: ↑Abronia • Hypernyms: ↑caryophylloid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Nyctaginaceae, ↑family Nyctaginaceae, ↑Allioniaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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