What is another word for zamiaceae?

3 synonyms found


[ zˈamɪˌe͡ɪsiː], [ zˈamɪˌe‍ɪsiː], [ z_ˈa_m_ɪ__ˌeɪ_s_iː]

Zamiaceae is a family of cycad plants that are native to tropical and subtropical regions around the world. These plants are characterized by their large, compound leaves and their ability to produce seeds in cones. Some common synonyms for Zamiaceae include the sago palm family, Cycadaceae, and the coontie family. These plants are often grown as ornamentals in gardens and landscapes, but they also have a number of traditional uses in medicine, cuisine, and cultural practices. With their striking appearance and impressive adaptability, Zamiaceae are a fascinating family of plants that are well worth exploring.

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How to use "Zamiaceae" in context?

Zamiaceae is a family of fungi with a single genus, Zamioculcas. The family contains about 20 genera and around 110 species. The name is derived from the ancient Greek words for "sacrifice" and "culcus", referring to the colourful fruit bodies of some species.

Members of the family are distinguished by their crusts, or films, formed by partial or total disorganization of the hyphae. The films are often brightly coloured, and can vary in thickness from a few micrometers to a few millimeters.

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