Definition of Bromeliaceae
1. Noun. A family of tropical American plants of order Xyridales including several (as the pineapple) of economic importance.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Family, Monocot Family
Group relationships: Commelinales, Order Commelinales, Order Xyridales, Xyridales
Member holonyms: Ananas, Genus Ananas, Bromelia, Genus Tillandsia, Tillandsia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bromeliaceae
Literary usage of Bromeliaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Eberhard Goebel (1905)
"This explanation is rendered probable by the fact that there are transition-stages between the capless and the normal rootlets. bromeliaceae. ..."
2. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"The banyan. Humus-collecting orchids. Ferns with collecting funnels and with pocket-leaves. bromeliaceae. Absorption of water through the leaves. ..."
3. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1901)
"HMR bromeliaceae IN COSTA RICA.—The monograph of the bromeliaceae by Dr. C. Mez, the great specialist, gives the number of known species in Costa Rica as 56 ..."
4. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1914)
"Previous writings on the biology and the fauna of the epiphytic bromeliaceae can be divided into three categories, says Senor Picado: A. Those which have ..."
5. Annales botanices systematicae by Wilhelm Gerhard Walpers (1861)
"bromeliaceae (Walp. Ann. III. 621.) JG Deer in Hamb. G. u. HI. Ztg. X. (1854) p. 313. ... bromeliaceae."
6. Amaryllidaceae: Preceded by an Attempt to Arrange the Monocotyledonous by William Herbert (1837)
"It thus becomes necessary to engraft on the character of bromeliaceae an alternative which is fatal to it as a distinguishing character ("calyx usually ..."