plural noun Di·a·pen·si·a·ce·ae \ˌdīəˌpensēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Diapensiaceae

  1. :  a family (coextensive with the order Diapensiales or included in Ericales) of chiefly north temperate low evergreen plants having pentamerous flowers and epipetalous stamens and the ovary trilocular — compare galax, pyxidanthera



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Origin and Etymology of diapensiaceae

New Latin, from Diapensia, type genus + -aceae

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