HyperDic: family_solanaceae

English > 1 sense of the expression family Solanaceae:
NOUNplantfamily Solanaceae, Solanaceae, potato familylarge and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous
English > family Solanaceae: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaninglarge and economically important family of herbs or shrubs or trees often strongly scented and sometimes narcotic or poisonous; includes the genera Solanum, Atropa, Brugmansia, Capsicum, Datura, Hyoscyamus, Lycopersicon, Nicotiana, Petunia, Physalis, and Solandra.
SynonymsSolanaceae, potato family
Member ofPolemoniales, order PolemonialesPolemoniaceae
MembersAtropa, genus Atropabelladonna
Brugmansia, genus BrugmansiaIncludes some plants often placed in the genus Datura
Brunfelsia, genus Brunfelsiagenus of tropical American shrubs grown for their flowers followed by fleshy berrylike fruits
Cestrum, genus Cestrumgenus of fragrant tropical American shrubs
Cyphomandra, genus Cyphomandratree tomato
Datura, genus Daturathorn apple
Fabiana, genus Fabianagenus of South and Central American heathlike evergreen shrubs
Hyoscyamus, genus Hyoscyamusgenus of poisonous herbs
Lycium, genus Lyciumdeciduous and evergreen shrubs often spiny
Lycopersicon, genus Lycopersicon, Lycopersicum, genus Lycopersicumtomatoes
Mandragora, genus MandragoraA genus of stemless herbs of the family Solanaceae
Nicandra, genus Nicandrasturdy annual of Peru
Nicotiana, genus NicotianaAmerican and Asiatic aromatic herbs and shrubs with viscid foliage
Physalis, genus Physalisground cherries
Salpichroa, genus Salpichroaherbs of temperate North and South America
Scopolia, genus Scopoliagenus of European perennial herbs yielding medicinal alkaloids
Solandra, genus Solandrashrubby climbers of tropical America
Solanum, genus Solanumtype genus of the Solanaceae
Streptosolen, genus StreptosolenOne species
genus Browalliasmall genus of tropical South American annuals
genus Capsicum, Capsicumchiefly tropical perennial shrubby plants having many-seeded fruits
genus Nierembergiagenus of tropical American erect or creeping herbs with solitary flowers
genus Petunia, PetuniaAnnual or perennial herbs or shrubs of tropical South America
genus Salpiglossissmall genus of herbs of the southern Andes having large showy flowers
genus SchizanthusChilean herbs with orchid-like flowers
Broaderasterid dicot familyfamily of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
Spanishsolanáceas
CatalanSolanaceae, solanàcia, solanàcies

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