Definition of Caryophyllaceous

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to plants of the family Caryophyllaceae.

Partainyms: Caryophyllaceae
Derivative terms: Caryophyllaceae



Definition of Caryophyllaceous

1. a. Having corollas of five petals with long claws inclosed in a tubular, calyx, as the pink

Definition of Caryophyllaceous

1. Adjective. (botany) Of or pertaining to the pinks (of family ''Caryophyllaceae''), especially describing plants that have their distinctive corollas ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caryophyllaceous

carvoxime
carvy
carwash
carwasher
carwashers
carwashes
carwashing
carwhichet
carwhichets
caryatic
caryatid
caryatides
caryatidlike
caryatids
caryinite
caryophyllaceous (current term)
caryophyllaceous plant
caryophyllene
caryophyllene cyclase
caryophyllenes
caryophylliid
caryophylliids
caryophyllin
caryophylloid dicot family
caryophylloid dicot genus
caryophyllous
caryophyllus
caryopilite
caryopses
caryopsides

Literary usage of Caryophyllaceous

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1. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller (1906)
"118-132) and buckwheats (pp. 138-144). The following belong to other families. caryophyllaceous SEEDS ( Caryophyllacea]. COCKLE. ..."

2. The New American Botanist and Florist: Including Lessons in the Structure by Alphonso Wood (1889)
"2d, caryophyllaceous or pink-like corollas consist of five petals with long, erect claws, and spreading laminae; as in the Pink (56). ..."

3. Lessons in the Structure, Life, and Growth of Plants, for Schools and Academies by Alphonso Wood, Oliver Rivington Willis (1889)
"2d, caryophyllaceous or pink-like corollas consist of five petals with long, erect claws, and spreading laminae; as in the Pink (56). ..."

4. Class-book of Botany: Being Outlines of the Structure, Physiology and by Alphonso Wood (1861)
"471. ROSACEOUS, rose-like ; a flower with five short-clawed, spreading petals. 472. caryophyllaceous, pink-like ; a five-petaled corolla, with long, ..."

5. Leaves and Flowers, Or, Object Lessons in Botany: With a Flora : Prepared by Alphonso Wood (1891)
"135 (Wallflower) is a cruciform (cross-shaped) corolla, with four long clawed petals. 88. Fig. 136 (Scarlet Catchfly) is a caryophyllaceous corolla, 87. ..."

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