Definition of Family Burseraceae
1. Noun. Resinous or aromatic chiefly tropical shrubs or trees.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Geraniales, Order Geraniales
Member holonyms: Incense Tree, Bursera, Genus Bursera, Boswellia, Genus Boswellia, Commiphora, Genus Commiphora, Genus Protium, Protium
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Burseraceae
Literary usage of Family Burseraceae
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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"family Burseraceae. Terebinth Family. Contains 16 genera and about 300 species, natives exclusively of tropical Asia, Africa and America. ..."
2. A Practical Treatise on Animal and Vegetable Fats and Oils: Comprising Both by William Theodore Brannt, Karl Schaedler (1896)
"... oil is derived from another Mexican species of the family Burseraceae, viz., Elaph- rium graveolens, Knuth, the Mexican lemon tree. ..."
3. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1921)
"narrowly oblong, about i cm. long, orange-red. Type collected on bank of Rio Guayabo, above the falls, Oriente (Shafer 3601). Family BURSERACEAE ..."
4. Economic plants of Porto Rico by Orator Fuller Cook, Guy N. Collins (1903)
"From the vicinity of Utuado and at Santa Ysabel. (Stahl, 6: 34.) Dacryodes excelsa. A tree of the family Burseraceae; reported from near Maricao. ..."