HyperDic: family_tetragoniaceae

English > 1 sense of the expression family Tetragoniaceae:
NOUNplantfamily Tetragoniaceae, Aizoaceae, family Aizoaceae, Tetragoniaceae, carpetweed familysucculent herbs or small shrubs mostly of South Africa but also New Zealand and North America
English > family Tetragoniaceae: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningsucculent herbs or small shrubs mostly of South Africa but also New Zealand and North America: carpetweeds; fig marigolds.
SynonymsAizoaceae, family Aizoaceae, Tetragoniaceae, carpetweed family
Member ofCaryophyllales, order Caryophyllales, Chenopodiales, order-Chenopodialescorresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae
MembersCarpobrotus, genus CarpobrotusA caryophyllaceous genus of Carpobrotus
Dorotheanthus, genus DorotheanthusA caryophyllaceous genus of Dorotheanthus
Mesembryanthemum, genus MesembryanthemumSouth African annual or biennial plants having flowers that open only in bright sunlight
Molluga, genus Mollugacarpetweeds
Pleiospilos, genus Pleiospilosperennial succulents of South Africa
Tetragonia, genus TetragoniaNew Zealand spinach
genus Lithopsgenus of stemless South African succulents
Broadercaryophylloid dicot familyfamily of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Spanishaizoáceas, Tetragoniaceae
CatalanAizoaceae, aïzoàcies

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