Definition of Polygalaceae

1. Noun. Trees, shrubs, and herbs widely distributed throughout both hemispheres.

Exact synonyms: Family Polygalaceae, Milkwort Family
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Geraniales, Order Geraniales
Member holonyms: Genus Polygala, Polygala



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polygalaceae

Polybotrya cervina
Polycillin
Polycirrus
Polydactylus
Polydactylus virginicus
Polyergus
Polyergus rufescens
Polyfilla
Polygala
Polygala alba
Polygala lutea
Polygala paucifolia
Polygala senega
Polygala vulgaris
Polygalaceae (current term)
Polygonales
Polygonatum
Polygonatum biflorum
Polygonatum commutatum
Polygonia
Polygonia comma
Polygonum aubertii
Polygonum fagopyrum
Polygonum orientale
Polyhymnia
Polyhymnian
Polymastigina
Polymonium caeruleum van-bruntiae
Polymox

Literary usage of Polygalaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"Polygalaceae Reichenb. Consp. 120. MILKWORT FAMILY. 1828. Herbs, rarely shrubs or small trees in tropical regions, with alternate, or sometimes opposite or ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"Polygalaceae Reichenb. Consp. 120. MILKWORT FAMILY. 1828. Herbs, rarely shrubs or small trees in tropical regions, with alternate, or sometimes opposite or ..."

3. Flora of Vermont: A List of the Fern and Seed Plants Growing Without Cultivation by Ezra Brainerd, Vermont Botanical Club, Lewis Ralph Jones, Willard Webster Eggleston (1900)
"Well established at Weybridge, Brainerd. XANTHOXYLUM X. Americanum, Mill. Prickly Ash. Rocky woods and banks; occasional. Polygalaceae. ..."

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