Definition of Elaeocarpus family
1. Noun. Genus of trees and shrubs widely distributed in warm regions some yielding useful timber; in some classifications included in the family Santalaceae.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Malvales, Order Malvales
Member holonyms: Elaeocarpus, Genus Elaeocarpus, Aristotelia, Genus Aristotelia, Genus Muntingia, Muntingia, Genus Sloanea, Sloanea
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elaeocarpus Family
Literary usage of Elaeocarpus family
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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"elaeocarpus family. Contains 7 genera and about 120 species, which formerly constituted one or more sections of the Linden Family (Tiliaceae), ..."