Vochysiaceae

plural noun Vo·chys·i·a·ce·ae

Definition of Vochysiaceae

  1. :  a family of tropical American trees and shrubs (order Geraniales) having large irregular flowers often with a single petal or stamen and a 3-angled capsular fruit

vochysiaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of vochysiaceae

New Latin, from Vochysia, type genus + -aceae


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