Definition of Family Capparidaceae
1. Noun. A dilleniid dicot family of the order Rhoeadales that includes: genera Capparis, Cleome, Crateva, and Polanisia.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Papaverales, Order Rhoeadales, Papaverales, Rhoeadales
Member holonyms: Capparis, Genus Capparis, Cleome, Genus Cleome, Crateva, Genus Crateva, Genus Polanisia, Polanisia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Capparidaceae
Literary usage of Family Capparidaceae
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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"family Capparidaceae. Caper Family. Contains about 85 genera and 400 species, natives chiefly of warm regions, and comprising both herbs and shrubs. ..."
2. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Entomological Section (1901)
"... living upon Cleome semi/aia (family Capparidaceae). As the food-plant was a new one I requested him to rear the butterflies, so that we might be sure of ..."
3. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States. National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1905)
"family Capparidaceae; an annual thorny herb, 1 meter high: thrives in a dry soil. Specimens were obtained at Coamo Springs (no. 720), where the name “aromo” ..."
4. Economic plants of Porto Rico by Orator Fuller Cook, Guy N. Collins (1903)
"family Capparidaceae; an annual thorny herb, 1 meter high; thrives in a dry soil. Specimens were obtained at Coamo Springs (no. 720), where the name "aromo" ..."