Definition of Lythraceae
1. Noun. Herbs and shrubs and small trees with pink or purple flowers.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Myrtales, Order Myrtales, Order Thymelaeales, Thymelaeales
Member holonyms: Genus Lythrum, Lythrum, Genus Lagerstroemia, Lagerstroemia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lythraceae
Literary usage of Lythraceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"April-May. Called also beef-suet tree, silver leaf. Wild oleaster- or olive-tree. Bull-berry. Fruit ripe July-Aug. Family 96. Lythraceae Lindl. Nat. Syst. ..."
2. A flora of western middle California by Willis Linn Jepson (1911)
"1 Lythraceae. 3. E. watsonii Cogn. Stems slender, not succulent, ... Lythraceae. LOOSE-STRIFE FAMILY. Herbs with opposite or alternate entire simple leaves. ..."