Frankeniaceae

plural noun Fran·ke·ni·a·ce·ae

Definition of Frankeniaceae

  1. :  a family of perennial herbs or low-growing evergreen woody plants (order Parietales) native to seacoasts in temperate and subtropical regions and sometimes used as border or ground carpet plants in light sandy soil or in rockeries — see frankenia

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Origin and Etymology of frankeniaceae

New Latin, from Frankenia, type genus + -aceae


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