Chloranthaceae (iː) is the botanical name of a family of flowering plants. The family consists of four genera, totalling several dozen species, of herbaceous or woody plants occurring in Southeast Asia, the Pacific, Madagascar, Central & South America, and the West Indies. Members of this family are aromatic and have opposite, evergreen leaves wi
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- small family of tropical herbs and shrubs and trees
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family Chloranthaceae noun
small family of tropical herbs and shrubs and trees
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(from the article `Magnoliidae`) ...been linked with several extant angiospermous families; its leaves resemble those of Saururaceae, Piperaceae (Piperales), and Aristolochiaceae ...
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Chloranthaceae is a natural order of apetalous exogens, allied to the peppers, and, like them, having an aromatic fragrant odour. They are natives of the warm regions of India and America. Chloranthus officinalis is reckoned a stimulant and tonic of the highest order.
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