Cabombaceae

plural noun Ca·bom·ba·ce·ae \ˌkaˌbämˈbāsēˌē\

Definition of Cabombaceae

in some classifications

  1. :  a small family of aquatic plants comprising those members of the family Nymphaeaceae that constitute the genera Cabomba and Brasenia and have flowers with three or four persistent sepals and petals and distinct coriaceous carpels

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Origin and Etymology of cabombaceae

New Latin, from Cabomba, type genus + -aceae


First Known Use: circa 1846


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