Definition of Family myrsinaceae

1. Noun. Family of Old World tropical trees and shrubs; some in Florida.

Exact synonyms: Myrsinaceae, Myrsine Family
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Primulales, Primulales
Member holonyms: Genus Myrsine, Myrsine, Ardisia, Genus Ardisia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Myrsinaceae

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
family Nephropsidae
family Nepidae
family Neritidae

Literary usage of Family myrsinaceae

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

1. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"The family Myrsinaceae consists of 32 genera and about 770 species. The family is a distinctly tropical one and is distributed over the whole world. ..."

2. The Essentials of Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey (1896)
"family myrsinaceae: Trees and shrubs with alternate (or opposite) leaves ; stamens opposite the petals ; ovules usually few ; fruit a drupe or berry. ..."

3. Some American Medical Botanists Commemorated in Our Botanical Nomenclature by Howard Atwood Kelly (1914)
"... of the family Myrsinaceae, turned out to be a species of Ardisia. He therefore called another new genus (of leguminous plants) ..."

4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"The order differs from the Ericales, described in the last family myrsinaceae. Myrsine Family. Trees or shrubs with coriaceous (leathery) leaves and perfect ..."

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