Alsinaceae

plural noun Al·si·na·ce·ae \ˌalsəˈnāsēˌē\

Definition of Alsinaceae

in some classifications

  1. :  a family of herbs having opposite entire leaves and small mostly perfect flowers with distinct sepals, clawless petals, and capsular fruits, often included in the Caryophyllaceae

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Origin and Etymology of alsinaceae

New Latin, from Alsine, type genus + -aceae


First Known Use: 1835


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