Martyniaceae

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

Definition of Martyniaceae

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

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Other Words from Martyniaceae

martyniaceous \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Martyniaceae

New Latin, from Martynia, type genus + -aceae

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“Martyniaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Martyniaceae. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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