Burmanniaceae

plural noun Bur·man·ni·a·ce·ae \(ˌ)bərˌmanēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Burmanniaceae

  1. :  a family (order Orchidales) of chiefly tropical herbs having the leaves basal or arranged like bracts along the flower stalk and small flowers

burmanniaceous

\-āshəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of burmanniaceae

New Latin, from Burmannia, type genus + -aceae


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