Stackhousiaceae

plural noun
Stack·​hou·​si·​a·​ce·​ae | \ ˌstakˌhau̇zēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Stackhousiaceae

: a family of plants (order Sapindales) having a distinctly lobed ovary that produces a schizocarp

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History and Etymology for Stackhousiaceae

New Latin, from Stackhousia, type genus + -aceae

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