HyperDic: xyridaceae

English > 1 sense of the word Xyridaceae:
NOUNplantXyridaceae, family Xyridaceae, yellow-eyed grass familyplants of tropical to temperate regions
English > Xyridaceae: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningplants of tropical to temperate regions; usually in wet places.
Synonymsfamily Xyridaceae, yellow-eyed grass family
Member ofXyridales, order Xyridales, Commelinales, order CommelinalesAn order of monocotyledonous herbs
MembersXyris, genus Xyrischiefly American marsh plants, having usually yellow flowers
Broadermonocot family, liliopsid familyfamily of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed

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