Lythraceae

plural noun
Ly·​thra·​ce·​ae | \ līˈthrāsēˌē\

Definition of Lythraceae

: a family of herbs, shrubs, and trees (order Myrtales) having flowers with crumpled corolla, a hypanthium, and often unequal stamens

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Other Words from Lythraceae

lythraceous \ (ˈ)lī¦thrāshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Lythraceae

New Latin, from Lythrum, type genus + -aceae

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