Definition of Balsaminaceae

1. Noun. Distinguished from the family Geraniaceae by the irregular flowers.

Exact synonyms: Balsam Family, Family Balsaminaceae
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Member holonyms: Genus Impatiens
Group relationships: Geraniales, Order Geraniales



Lexicographical Neighbors of Balsaminaceae

Ballistic Missile Defense Organization
Ballistite
Ballota
Ballota nigra
Ballydavid
Balmer series
Balmoral
Balmoral Castle
Balo's disease
Balochi
Balochis
Balochistan
Baloci
Baloo
Balor
Balsaminaceae
Balsamorhiza
Balt
Balthasar
Balthazar
Balthazars
Balti
Baltic
Baltic-Finnic
Baltic Republic
Baltic Sea
Baltic State
Baltic herring
Baltic herrings
Baltic language

Literary usage of Balsaminaceae

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)
"... and widely diffused as a weed in the warmer parts of the Old World. Called also Heart-pea. Summer. Family 70. balsaminaceae Lindl. Nat. Syst. ..."

2. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"... balsaminaceae, together comprising about 3125 species, the large families being Sapindaceae with 1040 species, Celastraceae with 425, Anacardiaceae with ..."

3. Annual Report by Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station (1915)
"Commonly planted and occasionally spontaneous. balsaminaceae. TOUCH-ME-NOT FAMILY IMPATIENS. Balsam. ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1919)
"... of his life he incessantly urged Indian botanists to study the living plants, and revise every part of the " Flora.' His own work on the balsaminaceae ..."

5. Report (1913)
"balsaminaceae. 295. Impatiens biflora, Walt. Touch-me-not. Low wet grounds. Common. The leaves are a commercial drug under the name of Jewel weed, ..."

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