Dilleniaceae

plural noun Dil·le·ni·a·ce·ae \də̇ˌlēnēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Dilleniaceae

  1. :  a family of chiefly tropical shrubs, trees, and climbers (order Parietales) with leathery leaves sometimes replaced by phylloclades and cymose inflorescences

dilleniaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of dilleniaceae

New Latin, from Dillenia, type genus + -aceae


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