Balsaminaceae

plural noun Bal·sa·mi·na·ce·ae \ˌbȯlsəməˈnāsēˌē, -ˌsam-\

Definition of Balsaminaceae

  1. :  a family of plants (order Geraniales) distinguished from members of the Geraniaceae by the irregular flowers — see impatiens

balsaminaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of balsaminaceae

New Latin, from Balsamina, type genus (from Greek balsaminē) + -aceae


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