Definition of Cyanastraceae
: a small family (order Xyridales) consisting of a single genus (Cyanastrum) of tropical African bog or aquatic herbs with tuberous rootstocks and paniculate or racemose flowers
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Origin and Etymology of cyanastraceae
New Latin, from Cyanastrum, type genus (from cyan- + Latin astrum star, from Greek astron) + -aceae
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