Definition of Family myristicaceae

1. Noun. Family of aromatic tropical trees with arillate seeds.

Exact synonyms: Myristicaceae, Nutmeg Family
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Ranales, Order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales
Member holonyms: Genus Myristica, Myristica



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Myristicaceae

family Muridae
family Musaceae
family Muscicapidae
family Muscidae
family Musophagidae
family Mustelidae
family Mutillidae
family Myacidae
family Mycetophylidae
family Mycobacteriaceae
family Mycoplasmataceae
family Myctophidae
family Myliobatidae
family Mylodontidae
family Myricaceae
family Myristicaceae
family Myrmecophagidae
family Myrmeleontidae
family Myrsinaceae
family Myrtaceae
family Mysidae
family Mytilidae
family Myxinidae
family Myxobacteriaceae
family Myxophyceae
family Naiadaceae
family Najadaceae
family Naticidae
family Nautilidae
family Nepenthaceae

Literary usage of Family myristicaceae

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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"The South American genus Xylopia is similarly useful. MM. original. Family Myristicaceae. Nutmeg Family. Consists of the Single M ^ California nutmeg . ..."

2. The Volatile Oils by Eduard Gildemeister, Friedrich Hoffmann (1900)
"... which belongs to the family Myristicaceae and which attains a height of 20 meters, is indigenous to the Molucca, Banda and Sunda islands. ..."

3. The Forests of Mindoro by Melvin Leroy Merritt (1908)
"several species each of the genera Canarium, Eugenia, and Palaquium, and of the botanical family Myristicaceae are among the most common. ..."

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