Definition of Balsaminaceae
1. Noun. Distinguished from the family Geraniaceae by the irregular flowers.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Member holonyms: Genus Impatiens
Group relationships: Geraniales, Order Geraniales
Lexicographical Neighbors of Balsaminaceae
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, ..."