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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Caryophyllaceae, family Caryophyllaceae, carnation family, pink familynoun

    large family of herbs or subshrubs (usually with stems swollen at the nodes)

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  1. Caryophyllaceae

    Caryophyllaceae, commonly called the pink family or carnation family, is a family of flowering plants. It is included in the dicotyledon order Caryophyllales in the APG III system, alongside 33 other families, including Amaranthaceae, Cactaceae, and Polygonaceae. It is a large family, with 81 genera and about 2,625 known species.This cosmopolitan family of mostly herbaceous plants is best represented in temperate climates, with a few species growing on tropical mountains. Some of the more commonly known members include pinks and carnations (Dianthus), and firepink and campions (Lychnis and Silene). Many species are grown as ornamental plants, and some species are widespread weeds. Most species grow in the Mediterranean and bordering regions of Europe and Asia. The number of genera and species in the Southern Hemisphere is rather small, although the family does contain Antarctic pearlwort (Colobanthus quitensis), the world's southernmost dicot, which is one of only two flowering plants found in Antarctica.The name comes from Caryophyllus, an obsolete synonym of Dianthus.

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  1. caryophyllaceae

    Caryophyllaceae is a family of flowering plants that includes about 86 genera and 2,200 species, commonly found in temperate and arctic regions. This family is also known as the pink or carnation family and includes plants such as baby's breath, soapwort, and campions. Caryophyllaceae plants usually have swollen nodes, opposite simple leaves, and flowers with petals notched at the tip.

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  1. Caryophyllaceae

    The Caryophyllaceae, commonly called the pink family or carnation family, are a family of flowering plants. It is included in the dicotyledon order Caryophyllales in the APG III system, alongside 33 other families, including Amaranthaceae, Cactaceae, and Polygonaceae. It is a large family, with 86 genera and some 2,200 species. This cosmopolitan family of mostly herbaceous plants is best represented in temperate climates, with a few species growing on tropical mountains. Some of the more commonly known members include pinks and carnations, and firepink and campions. Many species are grown as ornamental plants, and some species are widespread weeds. Most species grow in the Mediterranean and bordering regions of Europe and Asia. The number of genera and species in the Southern Hemisphere is rather small, although the family does contain Antarctic pearlwort, the world's southernmost dicot, which is one of only two flowering plants found in Antarctica.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Caryophyllaceae

    A plant family of the order Caryophyllales, subclass Caryophyllidae, class Magnoliopsida. The species are diverse in appearance and habitat; most have swollen leaf and stem joints.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of caryophyllaceae in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of caryophyllaceae in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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