rockrose family

rockrose family

noun
the plant family Cistaceae, characterized by herbaceous plants and shrubs having simple, usually opposite leaves, solitary or clustered flowers, and capsular fruit, and including the frostweed, pinweed, and rockrose.
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rockrose family

noun
shrubs or woody herbs of temperate regions especially Mediterranean [syn: Cistaceae
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