family Gesneriaceae

noun
large family of tropical herbs or shrubs or lianas; in some classification systems placed in the order Scrophulariales
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot family
Member Holonyms: ↑Polemoniales, ↑order Polemoniales
Member Meronyms:

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  • Gesneriaceae — noun large family of tropical herbs or shrubs or lianas; in some classification systems placed in the order Scrophulariales • Syn: ↑family Gesneriaceae, ↑gesneria family • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot family • Member Holonyms: ↑Polemoniales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gesneriaceae — Taxobox name = Gesneriaceae image width = 240px image caption = Haberlea rhodopensis regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Lamiales familia = Gesneriaceae familia authority = Dumortier subdivision ranks = Genera… …   Wikipedia

  • Gesneriaceae — ▪ plant family  one of 23 families in the flowering plant order Lamiales, consisting of 147 genera and about 3,200 species of mostly tropical and subtropical herbaceous or slightly woody plants. Many are of economic importance as horticultural… …   Universalium

  • gesneria family — noun large family of tropical herbs or shrubs or lianas; in some classification systems placed in the order Scrophulariales • Syn: ↑Gesneriaceae, ↑family Gesneriaceae • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot family • Member Holonyms: ↑Polemoniales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • asterid dicot family — noun family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs • Hypernyms: ↑dicot family, ↑magnoliopsid family • Hyponyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of foliage plant diseases (Gesneriaceae) — This is a list of diseases of foliage plants belonging to the family Gesneriaceae.Plant SpeciesViral diseasesNematodes, parasiticReferences* [http://www.apsnet.org/online/common/names/foliage.asp Common Names of Diseases, The American… …   Wikipedia

  • gesneria family — /ges near ee euh, jes / the plant family Gesneriaceae, characterized by herbaceous plants having a basal rosette of usually toothed leaves, tubular two lipped flowers, and fruit in the form of a berry or capsule, and including the African violet …   Universalium

  • gesneria family — ges•ne′ri•a fam ily [[t]gɛsˈnɪər i ə, dʒɛs [/t]] n. pln a family, Gesneriaceae, of plants with a basal rosette of leaves and tubular two lipped flowers • Etymology: < NL Gesneria a genus, after Konrad von Gesner (1516–65), Swiss naturalist;… …   From formal English to slang

  • Nematanthus — Gesneriaceae Nematanthus nervosus, showing the foliage and distinctive goldfish flower. Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Геснериевые — Haberlea rhodopensis …   Википедия

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