Acanthaceae

All possible synonyms of the word Acanthaceae as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Acanthaceae, family Acanthaceae, acanthus family

Definition

  • widely distributed herbs and shrubs and trees; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales

Synonyms

  • Acanthaceae
  • family Acanthaceae
  • acanthus family

Hypernyms

  • asterid dicot family: family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs

Member holonyms

  • Polemoniales, order Polemoniales: Polemoniaceae; Solanaceae; Boraginaceae; Labiatae; Lentibulariaceae; Pedaliaceae; in some classifications includes the order Scrophulariales

Member meronyms

  • genus Acanthus: bear's breeches
  • Graptophyllum, genus Graptophyllum: caricature plant
  • Thunbergia, genus Thunbergia: a genus of herbs or vines of the family Acanthaceae

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