Penaeaceae

plural noun
Pen·​ae·​a·​ce·​ae | \ ˌpenēˈāsēˌē \

Definition of Penaeaceae

: a family of small heathlike evergreen shrubs (order Myrtales) with solitary red, apetalous flowers with 4-valvate calyx lobes and 4 stamens

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Other Words from Penaeaceae

penaeaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Penaeaceae

New Latin, from Penaea, type genus + -aceae

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“Penaeaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Penaeaceae. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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