What is another word for papilionaceae?

Pronunciation: [pˈapɪlɪˌɒne͡ɪsˌiː] (IPA)

Papilionaceae, also known as Leguminosae, is a family of flowering plants that includes peas, beans, and lentils. The group is divided into three subfamilies: Papilionoideae, Caesalpinioideae, and Mimosoideae. Papilionoideae includes well-known plants such as clovers, alfalfa, and sweet peas. Caesalpinioideae includes flamboyant trees and senna plants. Mimosoideae includes acacias and mimosa plants. While the term "papilionaceae" specifically refers to this family of plants, synonymously it can also be referred to as "legume family" or "bean family." These terms are often used interchangeably in casual conversation, but papilionaceae is the scientifically accepted term for the family of plants.

Synonyms for Papilionaceae:

What are the hypernyms for Papilionaceae?

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

What are the hyponyms for Papilionaceae?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Papilionaceae?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Papilionaceae

The extensive families of Epacrideae, Stylideae, Restiaceae, and the tribe of Decandrous papilionaceae, hardly exist, and the still more characteristic and extensive family of Proteaceae is reduced to a few species of Grevillea, Hakea, and Persoonia.
"Expedition into Central Australia"
Charles Sturt
papilionaceae; it could, however, in the absence of experimental proof, be regarded only as a "working hypothesis."
"Darwin and Modern Science"
A.C. Seward and Others

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