How to Pronounce nyctaginaceae?

Correct pronunciation for the word "nyctaginaceae" is [nˈɪktɐd͡ʒˌɪne͡ɪsˌiː], [nˈɪktɐd‍ʒˌɪne‍ɪsˌiː], [n_ˈɪ_k_t_ɐ_dʒ_ˌɪ_n_eɪ_s_ˌiː].

"Nyctaginaceae" in context

Nyctaginaceae, commonly known as four o'clock family, is a flowering plant family composed of approximately 90 genera and 1200 species. The plants in the family are mainly found in tropical and subtropical areas, and are often cultivated as ornamental plants in gardens. The most common plants in the family include Mirabilis, Bougainvillea, and Allionia.

The plants typically have small flowers with colorful bracts and simple leaves, with some plants having opposite leaves and others having alternate leaves. The blooms are typically pollinated by bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.

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