Definitions for juncaginaceae

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Scheuchzeriaceae, family Scheuchzeriaceae, Juncaginaceae, family Juncaginaceae, arrow-grass family(noun)

    a family of monocotyledonous bog herbs of order Naiadales


  1. Juncaginaceae

    Juncaginaceae is the botanical name of a family of flowering plants, recognized by most taxonomists for the past few decades. It is also known as the Arrowgrass family. The APG II system, of 2003, also recognizes such a family and places it in the order Alismatales, in the clade monocots. The family includes perhaps four genera, totalling about a dozen species, which are found in cold or temperate regions in both the Northern and Southern Hemisphere.


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