Definition of Nasturtium family

1. Noun. Coextensive with the genus Tropaeolum.

Exact synonyms: Family Tropaeolaceae, Tropaeolaceae
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Geraniales, Order Geraniales
Member holonyms: Genus Tropaeolum, Tropaeolum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nasturtium Family

nastalik
nastaliks
nastic
nastier
nasties
nastiest
nastika
nastily
nastiness
nastinesses
nastrophite
nasturtia
nasturtion
nasturtions
nasturtium
nasturtium family (current term)
nasturtiums
nasty-gram
nasty gram
nastygram
nastygrams
nasus
nasus externus
nasute
nasutes
nat
nata de coco
natal

Literary usage of Nasturtium family

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

1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"nasturtium family. Fig. 29. Diffuse or climbing succulent herbs with alternate, peltate or lobed leaves: flowers bisexual, irregular, spurred; sepals 5, ..."

2. Applied and Economic Botany: Especially Adapted for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1914)
"... nasturtium family comprises but a single genus, Tropaeolum. Some species are cultivated for ornamental purposes and are the nasturtiums of the garden. ..."

3. Introduction to Structural and Systematic Botany and Vegetable Physiology by Asa Gray (1875)
"... {Indian-Cress or nasturtium family). Straggling or twining herbs, with a pungent watery juice, and peltate or palmate leaves. Flowers irregular. ..."

4. Applied and Economic Botany for Students in Technical and Agricultural by Henry Kraemer (1916)
"... nasturtium family comprises but a single genus, Tropaeolum. Some species are cultivated for ornamental purposes and are the nasturtiums of the garden. ..."

5. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (1903)
"A very noticeable order cultivated in the United States, native here, is the Tropaeolaceae, the nasturtium family. It consists of one genus with numerous ..."

6. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1903)
"A very noticeable order cultivated in the United States, native here, is the Tropaeolaceae, the nasturtium family. It consists of one genus with numerous ..."

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