Aristolochiaceae

plural noun Aris·to·lo·chi·a·ce·ae

Definition of Aristolochiaceae

:a family of erect or climbing herbs or shrubs (order Aristolochiales) having alternate petioled leaves and apetalous flowers with a petaloid calyx and stamens adnate to the style — see aristolochia

aristolochiaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of aristolochiaceae

New Latin, from Aristolochia, type genus + -aceae


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