Martyniaceae

plural noun Mar·tyn·i·a·ce·ae \märˌtinēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Martyniaceae

  1. :  a small family of chiefly tropical American herbs (order Polemoniales) having a racemose terminal inflorescence of zygomorphic flowers with gamopetalous corollas

martyniaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of martyniaceae

New Latin, from Martynia, type genus + -aceae


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