plural noun Lo·be·li·a·ce·ae \lōˌbēlēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Lobeliaceae

  1. :  a family of widely distributed herbs, shrubs, or trees (order Campanulales) that are characterized by the irregular corolla and often syngenesious anthers and are especially abundant in the Pacific islands



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Origin and Etymology of lobeliaceae

New Latin, from Lobelia, type genus + -aceae

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to cast off or become cast off

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