Marcgraviaceae

plural noun
Marc·​gra·​vi·​a·​ce·​ae

Definition of Marcgraviaceae 

: a small family of often epiphytic tropical American shrubs, trees, or vines (order Parietales) that have usually pendulous flowers and petals united into a hood and sometimes functioning as nectaries

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Other Words from Marcgraviaceae

marcgraviaceous \ (ˈ)⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Marcgraviaceae

New Latin, from Marcgravia, type genus + -aceae

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