Solanaceae

noun plural

So·​la·​na·​ce·​ae ˌsō-lə-ˈnā-sē-ˌē How to pronounce Solanaceae (audio)
: a large family of widely distributed often strongly scented herbs, shrubs, and trees (order Polemoniales) that include the tomato, potato, jimsonweed, and belladonna

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“Solanaceae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Solanaceae. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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