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Rosaceae

(rō-zās′ē-ē″) [L. rosa + -aceae]
The large family of flowering plants that includes roses. They generate allergic responses in some people.
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It might surprise those long-removed from biology class that the rose family means a heck of a lot more than the pretty red rose young--and hopefully older--lads pick for the women they adore.
Adelaide Fletcher, MLIS Rose Family Medicine Residency, University of Colorado, Denver
All the sub groups are linked to the rose family through common flower characteristics.
Porter has stayed good friends with the Rose family while working at the club in Fleet, Hants, where his dad Steve is the course pro.
Celebrating the recovery of the Robbins' cinquefoil, a small alpine perennial herb in the rose family (Rosaceae), we published a final rule on August 27 removing this plant from the list of endangered and threatened species.
At its spiritual heart is the Chapel of the Burning Bush, an unassuming structure of tremendous religious significance; nearby is what is thought to he the bush itself, a rare species of the rose family, endemic to Sinai.
The Facts: The pear is a member of the rose family. There are over 3,000 varieties of pears worldwide, varying in shape, size and color.
A member of the rose family (Rosaceae), Robbins' cinquefoil only occurs in the alpine zone of the White Mountain National Forest.
Five-fold symmetry is found in plants in the rose family. There are five vowels in the English alphabet.
Elsie Rose, Harold's wife of many years, has penned three books to date chronicling the Rose family's love affair with racing.
Wally's family runs an apple farm and Homer joins the Rose family who live in the cider house and work the farm.
The list contains 14 percent of the rose family, 32 percent of irises, and 32 percent of lilies.