- belonging to the plant family Gentianaceae.
Compare gentian family.
Origin of gentianaceous
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In the Gentianaceous genus Halenia, H. heterantha is remarkable for the absence of spurs.Vegetable Teratology
Maxwell T. Masters
- of, relating to, or belonging to the Gentianaceae, a family of flowering plants that includes centaury, felwort, and gentian