Lobeliaceae

plural noun
Lo·be·li·a·ce·ae | \lōˌbēlēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Lobeliaceae 

: a family of widely distributed herbs, shrubs, or trees (order Campanulales) that are characterized by the irregular corolla and often syngenesious anthers and are especially abundant in the Pacific islands

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Other Words from Lobeliaceae

lobeliaceous \⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Lobeliaceae

New Latin, from Lobelia, type genus + -aceae

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