Calyceraceae

plural noun Cal·y·ce·ra·ce·ae \ˌkaləsəˈrāsēˌē\

Definition of Calyceraceae

  1. :  a family of South American herbs or subshrubs (order Campanulales) having flowers in heads like the composites but differing in the variable number of perianth lobes and the more or less distinct anthers

calyceraceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of calyceraceae

New Latin, from Calycera, type genus (irregular from calyc- + Greek keras horn) + -aceae


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