What is another word for Family Epacridaceae?

3 synonyms found


[ fˈamɪli ˈɛpɐkɹˌɪde͡ɪsˌiː], [ fˈamɪli ˈɛpɐkɹˌɪde‍ɪsˌiː], [ f_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_i_ ˈɛ_p_ɐ_k_ɹ_ˌɪ_d_eɪ_s_ˌiː]

Synonyms for Family epacridaceae:

How to use "Family epacridaceae" in context?

The Family Epacridaceae, commonly known as rainforest daisy family, contains a group of 220 genera and 5,800 species of flowering plants. The family is distributed throughout the tropics, with a few genera extending outside of that region. It is generally accepted that the family originated in the south Pacific and was transported to other parts of the world by the wind.

The family is largely monocotyledonous, with a few exceptions. The largest genus, Epacris, contains about 900 species.

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