polygonaceous definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or with respect to a household of apetalous flowers, Polygonaceae, that the knotweeds associated with the genus Polygonum are the kind, and which include additionally the docks associated with the genus Rumex, the buckwheat, rhubarb, sea grape associated with genus Coccoloba, and several various other genera.
    • Of or regarding a natural purchase of apetalous flowers (PolygonaceƦ), of which the knotweeds (species of Polygonum) would be the type, and which includes also the docks (Rumex), the buckwheat, rhubarb, sea-grape (Coccoloba), and many various other genera.
  • others:
    • In botany, like or from the PolygonaceƦ.

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