1. [ noun ] (biology,botany) a family of dicotyledonous plants of the order Polemoniales; includes figwort and snapdragon and foxglove and toadflax and speedwell and mullein; in some classifications placed in the order Scrophulariales
Synonyms: family_Scrophulariaceae foxglove_family Scrophulariaceae
Related terms: asterid_dicot_family Polemoniales Castilleja Besseya Antirrhinum genus_Digitalis Verbascum Chelone Collinsia Culver's_root Linaria genus_Gerardia Penstemon genus_Calceolaria Aureolaria genus_Veronica agalinis Scrophularia