Curcurbitaceae


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Curcurbitaceae

[kər‚kər·bə′tās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of dicotyledonous herbs or herbaceous vines in the order Violales characterized by an inferior ovary, unisexual flowers, one to five stamens but typically three, and a sympetalous corolla.
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