HyperDic: nyctaginaceae

English > 1 sense of the word Nyctaginaceae:
NOUNplantNyctaginaceae, family Nyctaginaceae, Allioniaceae, family Allioniaceae, four-o'clock familya family of flowering plants of the order Caryophyllales
English > Nyctaginaceae: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningA family of flowering plants of the order Caryophyllales.
Synonymsfamily Nyctaginaceae, Allioniaceae, family Allioniaceae, four-o'clock family
Member ofCaryophyllales, order Caryophyllales, Chenopodiales, order-Chenopodialescorresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae
MembersAbronia, genus Abroniagenus of western North American herbs having showy flowers
Allionia, genus Allioniasmall genus of chiefly American herbs
Mirabilis, genus Mirabilisfour o'clocks
Nyctaginia, genus NyctaginiaA caryophyllaceous genus of the family Nyctaginaceae having only one species
Pisonia, genus Pisoniagenus of often thorny tropical trees and shrubs and some vines
genus Bougainvillea, Bougainvillaea, genus BougainvillaeaOrnamental tropical woody vines
Broadercaryophylloid dicot familyfamily of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
SpanishAllioniaceae, nictagináceas
Catalannictaginàcia, nictaginàcies, Nyctaginaceae

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