HyperDic: family_rosaceae

English > 1 sense of the expression family Rosaceae:
NOUNplantfamily Rosaceae, Rosaceae, rose familya large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales
English > family Rosaceae: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningA large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens.
SynonymsRosaceae, rose family
Member ofRosales, order RosalesIn some classifications this category does not include Leguminosae
MembersAmelanchier, genus AmelanchierNorth American deciduous trees or shrubs
Amygdalaceae, family AmygdalaceaeUsed in former classifications for plum and peach and almond trees which are now usually classified as members of the genus Prunus
Chaenomeles, genus Chaenomelesflowering quince
Chrysobalanus, genus Chrysobalanuscoco plums
Crataegus, genus Crataegusthorny shrubs and small trees
Cydonia, genus Cydoniaquince
Dryas, genus Dryasmountain avens
Eriobotrya, genus EriobotryaAsiatic evergreen fruit trees
Fragaria, genus Fragariastrawberries
Geum, genus Geumavens
Heteromeles, genus HeteromelesOne species
Malus, genus Malusapple trees
Mespilus, genus Mespilusmedlars
Photinia, genus Photiniagenus of deciduous and evergreen east Asian trees and shrubs widely cultivated as ornamentals for their white flowers and red fruits
Potentilla, genus Potentillachiefly perennial northern hemisphere herbs and shrubs
Poterium, genus PoteriumA genus of thorny herbs or shrubs of the family Rosaceae
Prunus, genus PrunusA genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions
Pyrus, genus Pyrusfruit trees native to the Old World
Rosa, genus Rosalarge genus of erect or climbing prickly shrubs including roses
Rubus, genus Rubuslarge genus of brambles bearing berries
Sorbus, genus SorbusA genus of shrubs or trees of the family Rosaceae having feathery leaves
Spiraea, genus SpiraeaA dicotyledonous genus of the family Rosaceae
genus Agrimoniagenus of herbs found chiefly in north temperate regions having pinnate leaves and yellow flowers followed by bristly fruit
genus Cotoneastergenus of deciduous or evergreen Old World shrubs widely cultivated
genus PyracanthaEurasian evergreen thorny shrubs bearing red or orange-red berries
Broaderrosid dicot familyA family of dicotyledonous plants
Spanishrosaceae, rosáceas
Catalanrosaceae, Rosaceae, rosàcia, rosàcies

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