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

Definition of Juncaginaceae

: 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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History and Etymology for Juncaginaceae

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

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“Juncaginaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Juncaginaceae. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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