Zingiberaceae

plural noun Zin·gi·ber·a·ce·ae \ ˌzinjəbəˈrāsēˌē \

Definition of Zingiberaceae

:a family of tropical monocotyledonous plants (order Musales) consisting of leafy perennial herbs with aromatic rootstocks and very irregular flowers having a single perfect stamen

zingiberaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of zingiberaceae

New Latin, from Zingiber, type genus + -aceae


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