Definition of Menispermaceae
1. Noun. Herbaceous or woody climbers.
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Ranales, Order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales
Member holonyms: Genus Menispermum, Menispermum, Moonseed, Cocculus, Genus Cocculus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Menispermaceae
Literary usage of Menispermaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder (1908)
"Menispermaceae (pp. 39-43). 1. In the REVIEW OF THE ANATOMICAL FEATURES the ... The trichomes of the Menispermaceae are either typical clothing hairs or ..."
2. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy for Students of Pharmacy, and by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"Menispermaceae), a high-climbing vine indigenous to northern United States and Canada and having broadly ovate, cordate and 3- to 7-lobed leaves. ..."
3. Winston's Cumulative ... Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookby Charles Morris by Charles Morris (1917)
"See Balti- bique, nat. order Menispermaceae. The more. large roots are much used as a bitter ... Menispermaceae ..."