Definition of Birthwort family

1. Noun. Family of birthworts (including wild ginger).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Birthwort Family

birthrate
birthrates
birthright
birthrights
birthroot
birthroots
births
birthsite
birthstone
birthstones
birthtime
birthtimes
birthweight
birthweights
birthwort
birthwort family (current term)
birthworts
biryani
biryanis
bis
bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate esterase
bis(chloromethyl) ether
bis(monoacylglycero)phosphate synthetase
bis-
bis-gamma-glutamylcystine reductase
bis in die
bis key
bisa antelope
bisabolene
bisaccate

Literary usage of Birthwort family

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"birthwort family. Herbs or shrubs, acaulescent, or with erect or twining and leafy stems. Leaves alternate or basal, petioled, mostly cordate or reniform, ..."

2. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"... birthwort family. Known from all other apetalous orders by the numerous ovules and seeds in a 6-celled ovary, to which the lower part of the lurid calyx ..."

3. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"E, OR birthwort family. Herbs or mostly twining woody plants with reniform or cordate, palmi-nerved leaves. There are about 200 species, mostly represented ..."

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