Definition of Family Burseraceae

1. Noun. Resinous or aromatic chiefly tropical shrubs or trees.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Burseraceae

family Branchiobdellidae
family Branchiostegidae
family Branchiostomidae
family Brevicipitidae
family Bromeliaceae
family Brotulidae
family Bruchidae
family Bryaceae
family Buccinidae
family Bucconidae
family Bucerotidae
family Bufonidae
family Burhinidae
family Burmanniaceae
family Burseraceae (current term)
family Buxaceae
family Cactaceae
family Caeciliadae
family Caeciliidae
family Caenolestidae
family Caesalpiniaceae
family Callionymidae
family Calliphoridae
family Callithricidae
family Callitrichaceae
family Calostomataceae
family Calycanthaceae
family Camelidae
family Campanulaceae

Literary usage of Family Burseraceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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. ..."

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