lobeliaceous

lobeliaceous
/loh bee'lee ay"sheuhs/, adj.
belonging to the plant family Lobeliaceae. Cf. lobelia family.
[1820-30; < NL Lobeliace(ae) (see LOBELIA, -ACEAE) + -OUS]

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  • Lobeliaceous — Lo*be li*a ceous, a. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to a natural order of plants of which the genus {Lobelia} is the type. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lobeliaceous — lo·be·li·a·ceous …   English syllables

  • lobeliaceous — adjective belonging to the family Lobeliaceae • Pertains to noun: ↑Lobeliaceae • Derivationally related forms: ↑Lobeliaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Lobeliaceae — noun not recognized in all classification systems; in some classifications lobeliaceous plants are included in family Campanulaceae • Syn: ↑Lobeliaceae, ↑lobelia family • Derivationally related forms: ↑lobeliaceous (for: ↑Lobeliaceae) …   Useful english dictionary

  • lobelia family — noun not recognized in all classification systems; in some classifications lobeliaceous plants are included in family Campanulaceae • Syn: ↑Lobeliaceae, ↑family Lobeliaceae • Derivationally related forms: ↑lobeliaceous (for: ↑Lobeliaceae) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lobeliaceae — noun not recognized in all classification systems; in some classifications lobeliaceous plants are included in family Campanulaceae • Syn: ↑family Lobeliaceae, ↑lobelia family • Derivationally related forms: ↑lobeliaceous • Hypernyms: ↑dicot… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lobeliaceae — n. A natural family of plants not recognized in all classification systems; in some classifications lobeliaceous plants are included in family {Campanulaceae}. Syn: family {Lobeliaceae}, lobelia family. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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