What is another word for araceae?

12 synonyms found


[ ˈaɹe͡ɪsˌiː], [ ˈaɹe‍ɪsˌiː], [ ˈa_ɹ_eɪ_s_ˌiː]

Araceae is a family of plants that includes over 100 genera and 3750 species. The family is commonly known as the arum family or the aroid family, and they are distinguished by their unique and unusual flowers. Other synonyms for Araceae include the duckweed family, the sweetflag family, and the spadeflower family. Araceae plants are found worldwide, with some of the most common species including the peace lily, the snake plant, and the philodendron. These plants are most famous for their ornamental value and are commonly grown as indoor houseplants. Araceae species are easy to care for and add a touch of natural beauty to any space.

Related words: aroid family, aroid plant, plant with a triangular stem, plant in the aroid family, plants that are in the aroid family

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    How to use "Araceae" in context?

    Araceae is a family of monocots, which also contains the palms. Araceae are distinguished from other monocots by having alternate leaves, typically with a petiole and stipules. Many arales are used in traditional medicine; for example,

    the wild ginger, Asarum europaeum, is a common ingredient in traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine.

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