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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Saxifragaceae, family Saxifragaceae, saxifrage family(noun)

    a large and diverse family of evergreen or deciduous herbs; widely distributed in northern temperate and cold regions; sometimes includes genera of the family Hydrangeaceae


  1. Saxifragaceae

    Saxifragaceae are a plant family with about 460 known species in 36 genera. In Europe there are 12 genera. The flowers are hermaphroditic and actinomorphic. They have 4 or 5 petals and 5 or 10 stamens. Well known species include: ⁕Bergenia cordifolia ⁕Saxifraga umbrosa ⁕Saxifraga stellaris ⁕Saxifraga oppositifolia ⁕Saxifraga paniculata ⁕Heuchera x brizoides Parnassiaceae have sometimes been treated as part of this family, although they are only distantly genetically related.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Saxifragaceae

    The saxifrage plant family of the order ROSALES, subclass Rosidae, class Magnoliopsida. The leaves are alternate and sometimes deeply lobed or form rosettes. The flowers have both male and female parts and 4 or 5 sepals and petals; they are usually in branched clusters. The fruit is a capsule with many seeds.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Saxifragaceae in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Saxifragaceae in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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