Erythroxylaceae

plural noun

Er·​y·​throx·​y·​la·​ce·​ae
ˌerəˌthräksəˈlāsēˌē
: a family of plants (order Geraniales) having monadelphous stamens, a bifid ligulate appendage or callosity on the inner face of each petal, and drupaceous fruit

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Erythroxylon, type genus + -aceae

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“Erythroxylaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Erythroxylaceae. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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