Triuridaceae

plural noun Tri·u·ri·da·ce·ae \(ˌ)trīˌyu̇rəˈdāsēˌē\

Definition of Triuridaceae

  1. :  a small family of saprophytic leafless herbs (order Triuridales) living in the tropics of both hemispheres and having star-shaped flowers with the perianth segments often fringed or tailed

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Origin and Etymology of triuridaceae

New Latin, from Triurid-, Triuris, type genus + -aceae


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