Lobeliaceae

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

Definition of Lobeliaceae

  1. :  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

lobeliaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of lobeliaceae

New Latin, from Lobelia, type genus + -aceae


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