Restionaceae

plural noun Res·ti·o·na·ce·ae \ˌrestēəˈnāsēˌē\

Definition of Restionaceae

  1. :  a family of monocotyledonous herbs (order Xyridales) that resemble rushes and have either no leaves or tiny sheathing ones and glumaceous panicled flowers

restionaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of restionaceae

New Latin, from Restion-, Restio, type genus + -aceae


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