prim rose family

primrose family

noun
the plant family Primulaceae, characterized by herbaceous plants having simple, opposite, whorled, or basal leaves, flowers with a five-lobed corolla, and capsular fruit, and including cyclamen, loosestrife of the genus Lysimachia, pimpernel, primrose, and shooting star.
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primrose family

noun
a dicotyledonous family of the order Primulales with a regular flower; widely distributed in the northern hemisphere [syn: Primulaceae
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