lobelia family

lobelia family

noun
the plant family Lobeliaceae (sometimes considered a subfamily, Lobelioideae, of the Campanulaceae, or bellflower family), typified by usually herbaceous plants having milky sap, simple alternate leaves, irregular two-lipped flowers, and fruit in the form of a capsule or berry, and including the cardinal flower, Indian tobacco, and lobelia.
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lobelia family

noun
not recognized in all classification systems; in some classifications lobeliaceous plants are included in family Campanulaceae [syn: Lobeliaceae
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