Definition of Family onagraceae

1. Noun. A large and widely distributed family of plants of the order Myrtales.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Onagraceae

family Nummulitidae
family Nyctaginaceae
family Nymphaeaceae
family Nymphalidae
family Nyssaceae
family Ochnaceae
family Ochotonidae
family Octopodidae
family Odobenidae
family Odontaspididae
family Oedogoniaceae
family Oestridae
family Ogcocephalidae
family Oleaceae
family Oleandraceae
family Onagraceae
family Oniscidae
family Ophidiidae
family Ophiodontidae
family Ophioglossaceae
family Opisthocomidae
family Opisthognathidae
family Orchestiidae
family Orchidaceae
family Orectolobidae
family Oriolidae
family Ornithorhynchidae
family Orobanchaceae
family Orycteropodidae
family Oscillatoriaceae

Literary usage of Family onagraceae

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

1. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"1222. Order Myrtales.—Land, marsh, or aquatic plants. The most conspicuous are in the evening primrose family (Onagraceae), including the ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"family onagraceae. Evening-primrose Family. They are annual or perennial herbs, rarely shrubs, with alternate or opposite exstipulate leaves, and axillary ..."

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