Menyanthaceae

plural noun Meny·an·tha·ce·ae \ˌmenēˌanˈthāsēˌē\

Definition of Menyanthaceae

  1. :  a widely distributed family of aquatic or bog plants (order Gentianales) having basal or alternate leaves and valvate corolla lobes

menyanthaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of menyanthaceae

New Latin, from Menyanthes, type genus + -aceae


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