What is another word for solanaceae?
3 synonyms found
[ sˈɒlɐnˌe͡ɪsiː], [ sˈɒlɐnˌeɪsiː], [ s_ˈɒ_l_ɐ_n_ˌeɪ_s_iː]
Solanaceae is a family of flowering plants that includes commonly known species like potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, and eggplants. Although Solanaceae is the most commonly used term to refer to this plant family, there are several synonyms that are used interchangeably. Some of these synonyms include the nightshade family, the tomato family, and the potato family. Other synonyms that are less commonly used include Solanales, Solanales family, Solanum family, and the solanid or solanidine family. Regardless of the term used, it is clear that the Solanaceae family has played an important role in human history and continues to be a significant source of food and medicine.