Limnanthaceae

plural noun Lim·nan·tha·ce·ae \ ˌlim(ˌ)nanˈthāsēˌē \

Definition of Limnanthaceae

:a family of aquatic or marsh herbs (order Geraniales) that have pinnate leaves, long-peduncled small flowers, and polycarpellary fruit — see limnanthes

limnanthaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of limnanthaceae

New Latin, from Limnanthes, type genus + -aceae


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