Juncaginaceae

plural noun Jun·cag·i·na·ce·ae \ˌjəŋˌkajəˈnāsēˌē\

Definition of Juncaginaceae

  1. :  a family of marsh or bog herbs (order Naiadales) having leaves resembling rushes and small perfect flowers with 3 to 6 stamens and 3 to 6 carpels which separate at maturity

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Origin and Etymology of juncaginaceae

New Latin, from Juncagin-, Juncago, type genus (from Juncus) + -aceae


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