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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A dicotyledonous family of a particular order with a regular flower.

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  • A high proportion of alpine and sub-alpine herbs in Fumariaceae, Primulaceae, Saxifragaceae, and Scrophulariaceae are endemic and several are endangered.
  • Scott's paper on Primulaceae was read at the Linnean Society on
  • This refers to the MS. of Scott's paper on the Primulaceae, "Linn.
  • In September, 1864, Darwin wrote to Asa Gray describing Scott's work on the Primulaceae as: --) for more
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