Plantaginaceae

plural noun Plan·ta·gi·na·ce·ae \ ˌplantəjəˈnāsēˌē \

Definition of Plantaginaceae

: a family of dicotyledonous plants constituting the order Plantaginales and characterized by spicate or capitate tetramerous flowers with a membranous or scarious corolla and a fruit that is a pyxidium or an indehiscent nutlet — see plantago

plantaginaceous

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of plantaginaceae

New Latin Plantagin-, Plantago, type genus + -aceae


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