plural noun

Definition of Podostemonaceae

: a family of aquatic fleshy herbs (order Podostemonales) with leaves and stems confluent that are natives of tropical regions, are often confined to submerged ledges or rocks of waterfalls, and have small perfect apetalous flowers

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History and Etymology for Podostemonaceae

New Latin, from Podostemon, type genus + -aceae

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“Podostemonaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Podostemonaceae. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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