Definition of Epacrids
1. epacrid [n] - See also: epacrid
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epacrids
Literary usage of Epacrids
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Contribution to the Flora of Australia by William Woolls (1867)
"In my article on ornamental plants, I have alluded to the epacrids, as affording some ... The family of epacrids, which in this country takes the place of ..."
2. The Florist and Garden Miscellany (1850)
"In the latter Order, the anther consists of two cells, usually furnished with peculiar appendages; in epacrids, it is one-celled, with no appendages ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... and that only on the summits of snowy mountains near the Bellinger, or on the Australian Alps ; but the lovely epacrids, which are abundant near Sydney, ..."
4. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1886)
"... the epacrids have attractions fo bees and other insects, and hence the probability that such flower are peculiarly liable to suffer from hybridization, ..."
5. Annual Report of the American Institute of the City of New York (1852)
"... the countries inhabited by the epacrids. The fruit of the Tasmania*! cranberry is green or whitish, or sometimes red, about the size of a black currant, ..."
6. Te Ika a Maui: Or, New Zealand and Its Inhabitants. Illustrating the Orgin by Richard Taylor (1870)
"Several natural orders and genera are there found in overwhelming abundance, for instance, certain myrtaceous plants, eucalypti, epacrids, ..."