Ochnaceae

plural noun

Och·​na·​ce·​ae
äkˈnāsēˌē
: a family of tropical trees, shrubs, or rarely herbs (order Parietales) having thick shining parallel-veined leaves and paniculate flowers with elongated anthers
ochnaceous
(ˈ)äk¦nāshəs
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Ochna, type genus + -aceae

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“Ochnaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ochnaceae. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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