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Campanulaceae

Campanulaceae A family of (mostly) herbs in which the leaves are alternate, simple, and exstipulate. The flowers are regular, usually bell-shaped, with the corolla lobes fixed together below. The inferior ovary is 2–10-celled, with many ovules. The fruit is usually a capsule. Campanula (bellflowers) is a genus of more than 300 species, with erect stems, and blue, purple, or white flowers; many of these species are cultivated. There are 87 genera, with 1950 species; they are of almost cosmopolitan, but mostly temperate, distribution.

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bellflowers

bellflowers See CAMPANULACEAE.

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