What is another word for Family Myristicaceae?

Pronunciation: [fˈamɪli mˈa͡ɪɹɪstˌɪke͡ɪsˌiː] (IPA)

Family Myristicaceae, also known as the nutmeg family, has many synonyms that are commonly used. One such synonym is the muskat family, which refers to the family's characteristic aroma and flavor. Another synonym is the spice-bearer family, as many members of Myristicaceae produce valuable spices such as nutmeg and mace. The family is also sometimes referred to as the myristica family, as Myristica is the genus that contains the well-known nutmeg tree. Other synonyms include the bombacoid family, referring to the similarities between Myristicaceae and the bombax family, and the guiana-chestnut family, due to the presence of the popular ornamental plant Pachira aquatica in several South American countries.

Synonyms for Family myristicaceae:

What are the hypernyms for Family myristicaceae?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Angiosperms, magnoliids, magnoliales, the higher classifications of Plantae.

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