Definition of Ericaceae
1. Noun. Heathers.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family, Ericales, Order Ericales
Member holonyms: Heath, Genus Erica, Genus Andromeda, Genus Arbutus, Arctostaphylos, Genus Arctostaphylos, Bruckenthalia, Genus Bruckenthalia, Genus Bryanthus, Calluna, Genus Calluna, Cassiope, Genus Cassiope, Chamaedaphne, Genus Chamaedaphne, Daboecia, Genus Daboecia, Epigaea, Genus Epigaea, Gaultheria, Genus Gaultheria, Gaylussacia, Genus Gaylussacia, Genus Kalmia, Genus Ledum, Ledum, Genus Leiophyllum, Leiophyllum, Genus Leucothoe, Genus Loiseleuria, Loiseleuria, Genus Lyonia, Lyonia, Genus Menziesia, Menziesia, Genus Oxydendrum, Oxydendrum, Genus Phyllodoce, Phyllodoce, Genus Pieris, Pieris, Genus Rhododendron, Genus Vaccinium, Vaccinium
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ericaceae
Literary usage of Ericaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Manual of Plant Diseases by Paul Sorauer, Gustav Lindau, Ludwig Reh (1922)
"BALL DRYNESS OF THE ericaceae. The peculiar sensitiveness of the roots to drought must be taken into consideration when growing the numerous species and ..."
2. Dictionary of Natural History Terms with Their Derivations: Including the by David Hudson Mac Nicoll (1863)
"... a tree; a magnificent and well-known genus of ericaceae. ... f»5o>, a rofe; alluding to the colour of the flowers; a genus of ericaceae. ..."
3. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel (1905)
"398 shows certain relationships which are found in the ericaceae and which require further investigation. The epidermal cells of the microsporangia are ..."
4. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"ericaceae DC. Fl. Franc. 3:. 1805. HEATH FAMILY. Shrubs, perennial herbs, or trees, with simple exstipulate leaves, and mostly perfect, gamopetalous or ..."