bellflower family

bellflower family

noun
the plant family Campanulaceae, characterized by chiefly herbaceous plants having simple, alternate leaves and solitary or clustered flowers with a bell-shaped, five-lobed, often blue or purple corolla, and including the harebell, Canterbury bells, and balloon flower.
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bellflower family

noun
family of plants of the order Campanulales; in some classifications includes Lobeliaceae [syn: Campanulaceae
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