Sentence Examples


  • The former is poor in Cruciferae, Caryophyllaceae, Umbelliferae, Primulaceae and Labiatae; but for the occurrence of Calluna in Newfoundland it would have no heaths.
  • Compositae are comparatively rare; so also Gramineae and Cyperaceae are in some places deficient, and Labiatae, Leguminosae and ferns in others.
  • Such are Papilionaceous flowers, Violaceae, many Labiatae, Scrophulariaceae and others.
  • The orders most abundantly represented are the Compositae, Cruciferae, Labiatae, Caryophyllaceae and Scrophulariaceae.
  • At this time he based his classification, like Caesalpinus, chiefly upon the fruit, and he distinguished several natural groups,, such as the grasses, Labiatae, Umbelliferae and Papilionaceae.