What does caryophyllaceous mean?

caryophyllaceous meaning in General Dictionary

Having corollas of five petals with long claws inclosed in a tubular calyx since the red

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  • of or pertaining to plants of this household Caryophyllaceae
  • Having corollas of five petals with lengthy claws inclosed in a tubular, calyx, whilst the pink
  • from the family of which the red as well as the carnation will be the types.

Sentence Examples with the word caryophyllaceous

Brilliant erect-growing caryophyllaceous plants, thriving best in beds of peat earth or of deep sandy loam.

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