family Papaveraceae

noun
herbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits
Syn: ↑Papaveraceae, ↑poppy family
Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot family
Member Holonyms: ↑Rhoeadales, ↑order Rhoeadales, ↑Papaverales, ↑order Papaverales
Member Meronyms:

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  • Papaveraceae — prop. n. A natural family of herbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits. Syn: family {Papaveraceae}, poppy family. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Papaveraceae — Taxobox name = Papaveraceae image width = 240px image caption = Papaver rhoeas regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ranunculales familia = Papaveraceae familia authority = Juss. subdivision ranks = genera… …   Wikipedia

  • Papaveraceae — noun herbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits • Syn: ↑family Papaveraceae, ↑poppy family • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot family • Member Holonyms: ↑Rhoeadales, ↑order Rhoeadales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Papaveraceae — ▪ plant family       poppy family of the order Papaverales, with 44 genera and 760 species; most of these are herbaceous plants, but the family includes some woody shrubs and a genus of small tropical trees. The family is outstanding for its many …   Universalium

  • Papaveraceae — Pa·pav·er·a·ceae (pap″ə vər aґse e) the poppies, a family of plants with often brightly colored flowers. It includes the genera Argemone, Eschscholtzia, and Papaver …   Medical dictionary

  • poppy family — noun herbs or shrubs having milky and often colored juices and capsular fruits • Syn: ↑Papaveraceae, ↑family Papaveraceae • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot family • Member Holonyms: ↑Rhoeadales, ↑order Rhoeadales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • dilleniid dicot family — noun family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs • Hypernyms: ↑dicot family, ↑magnoliopsid family • Hyponyms: ↑Capparidaceae, ↑family Capparidaceae, ↑caper family, ↑Cruciferae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • poppy family — the plant family Papaveraceae, characterized by chiefly herbaceous plants having white, yellow, or reddish juice, alternate and often lobed or dissected leaves, showy, usually solitary flowers, and capsular fruit, and including bloodroot,… …   Universalium

  • poppy family — pop′py fam ily n. pln a family, Papaveraceae, of nonwoody plants of lobed or dissected leaves, showy solitary flowers, and a milky white or pinkish juice …   From formal English to slang

  • List of Canadian plants by family PQ — Main page: List of Canadian plants by familyFamilies: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I J K | L | M | N | O | P Q | R | S | T | U V W | X Y Z Paeoniaceae * Paeonia brownii western peony Pallaviciniaceae * Moerckia blyttii * Moerckia hibernica *… …   Wikipedia

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