What is another word for family Compositae?

5 synonyms found


[ fˈamɪli kˈɒmpəsˌɪtiː], [ fˈamɪli kˈɒmpəsˌɪtiː], [ f_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_i k_ˈɒ_m_p_ə_s_ˌɪ_t_iː]

Family Compositae is an important plant family that consists of many well-known and widely used species. This family is also known by many other names, including Asteraceae, Sunflower family, and Daisy family. The name "Compositae" is derived from the fact that the flower heads of the plants in this family are composed of many small flowers grouped together to form a single flower head. Some synonyms for the Family Compositae include the Composite family, Aster family, Chrysanthemum family, and Daisy family. The plants in this family are known for their medicinal properties and are used in traditional medicines to treat various illnesses. They are also widely used for ornamental purposes due to their beautiful and colorful flowers.

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How to use "Family compositae" in context?

Family Compositae comprises about 3300 genera and 6000 species of medicinal and ornamental plants. The family is divided into four subfamilies: Asteroideae, Compositae, Rutaeeae, and Valerianae. Asteroideae is the largest subfamily with about 1700 genera and 6000 species. Compositae, Rutaeeae, and Valerianae are each smaller with about 350 genera and 1000 species. The main economic importance of family Compositae is medicinal plants, which account for more than two thirds of the species.

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