Pontederiaceae

plural noun
Pon·​te·​de·​ri·​a·​ce·​ae

Definition of Pontederiaceae

: a family of monocotyledonous aquatic or bog plants (order Xyridales) having perfect more or less irregular flowers subtended by spathes resembling leaves

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Other Words from Pontederiaceae

pontederiaceous \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗⸗¦āshəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Pontederiaceae

New Latin, from Pontederia, type genus + -aceae

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“Pontederiaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pontederiaceae. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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