Definition of Rhamnaceae
1. Noun. Trees and shrubs usually thorny bearing drupaceous fruit many having medicinal value.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Rhamnales, Rhamnales
Member holonyms: Genus Rhamnus, Rhamnus, Colubrina, Genus Colubrina, Genus Ziziphus, Ziziphus, Genus Paliurus, Paliurus, Genus Pomaderris, Pomaderris
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhamnaceae
Literary usage of Rhamnaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Flora of Vermont: A List of the Fern and Seed Plants Growing Without Cultivation by Ezra Brainerd, Vermont Botanical Club, Lewis Ralph Jones, Willard Webster Eggleston (1900)
"Rhamnaceae. BUCKTHORN FAMILY CEANOTHUS C . Americanus, L. New Jersey Tea. Dry woodlands ; common. C . ovatus, Desf. Sandy banks of Lake Champlain, ..."
2. Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan, Asa Don Dickinson (1917)
"BUCKTHORN FAMILY (Rhamnaceae) New Jersey Tea; Wild Snowball; Red-root Ceanothus americanus Flowers—Small, white, on white pedicels, crowded in dense, ..."