Definition of Family Aceraceae
1. Noun. A family of trees and shrubs of order Sapindales including the maples.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Sapindales, Sapindales
Member holonyms: Acer, Genus Acer, Dipteronia, Genus Dipteronia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Aceraceae
Literary usage of Family Aceraceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Native Trees of Kentucky: A Handbook by Sarah Webb Maury (1910)
"... MAPLE FAMILY—Aceraceae. Two strong, constant characteristics mark the Maple family: 1. Leaves—opposite, simple, except in Boxelder. 2. ..."
2. Lessons in Botany by George Francis Atkinson (1900)
"Lesson X. The maple family (aceraceae). — Figure 223 represents a spray of the leaves and flowers of the sugar maple Fig. 223. Spray of leaves and flowers ..."
3. The Town of St. Johnsbury, Vt.: A Review of One Hundred Twenty-five Years to by Edward Taylor Fairbanks (1914)
"... Family Tiliaceae American Linden Bass wood Maple family Aceraceae Box Elder Red Maple Rock Maple Sugar Sycamore Maple Striped Maple Mountain Maple White ..."
4. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"Acer rubrum L. Maple family (Aceraceae). Red maple; swamp-maple, barge, native tree, often 120 feet in height, growing in swamps and low grounds from Canada ..."
5. Botany, with Agricultural Applications by John Nathan Martin (1920)
"Maple Family (Aceraceae).— This family is composed chiefly of the Maples, valuable trees for shade, lumber, and yielding a sweet sap from which maple syrup ..."