Definition of Pokeweed family

1. Noun. Chiefly tropical herbaceous plants (including shrubs and trees) with racemose flowers: genera Phytolacca, Agdestis, Ercilla, Rivina, Trichostigma.




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pokeweed family (current term)
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Literary usage of Pokeweed family

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1. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"... ACE;E, OR pokeweed family. The family includes herbs, shrubs and trees and of which there are less than 100 species. They are for the most part ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"The pokeweed family contains 22 genera and about 100 species, mostly of tropical and subtropical America and South Africa. One species reaches the eastern ..."

3. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"... pokeweed family. A small family of herbs or shrubs, with alternate and entire thin leaves and perfect flowers, the latter with the characters of the ..."

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