Definition of Arecaceae

1. Noun. Chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arecaceae

Ardeidae
Ardennes
Ardennes counteroffensive
Ardhamagadhi
Ardian
Ardisia
Ardisia crenata
Ardisia escallonoides
Ardisia paniculata
Ardwick
Ardèche
Area 51
Arean
Areba
Areca catechu
Arecaceae (current term)
Arecibo message
Arecidae
Arem
Arenaria
Arenaria-Melanocephala
Arenaria caroliniana
Arenaria groenlandica
Arenaria interpres
Arenaria peploides
Arenaria serpyllifolia
Arenaria stricta
Arenaviridae
Arendt
Arendtian

Literary usage of Arecaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"... and the Arecaceae is exclusively American, and that genera now exclusively oriental like Nipa and Phoenix are represented in the American Tertiary (Nipa ..."

2. The Everglades and Other Essays Relating to Southern Florida by John Clayton Gifford (1912)
"for Everglade planting. It throws a heavy shade and is a fine protective cover for poultry and social birds. ORDER Arecaceae. PALM FAMILY. ..."

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