Cistaceae

plural noun Cis·ta·ce·ae \siˈstāsēˌē\

Definition of Cistaceae

  1. :  a family of shrubs or somewhat woody herbs (order Parietales) with simple entire leaves and a capsular fruit

cistaceous

\(ˈ)si¦stāshəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of cistaceae

New Latin, from Cistus, type genus + -aceae


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