Definition of Family rhamnaceae

1. Noun. Trees and shrubs usually thorny bearing drupaceous fruit many having medicinal value.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Rhamnaceae

family Pythonidae
family Rachycentridae
family Rafflesiaceae
family Rajidae
family Rallidae
family Ramphastidae
family Ranidae
family Ranunculaceae
family Rapateaceae
family Raphidae
family Raphidiidae
family Recurvirostridae
family Reduviidae
family Regalecidae
family Resedaceae
family Rhamnaceae
family Rheidae
family Rhincodontidae
family Rhinobatidae
family Rhinocerotidae
family Rhinolophidae
family Rhinotermitidae
family Rhiptoglossa
family Rhizobiaceae
family Rhizophoraceae
family Rhizopogonaceae
family Rhodymeniaceae
family Rhyniaceae
family Rickettsiaceae
family Roccellaceae

Literary usage of Family rhamnaceae

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1. Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan, Asa Don Dickinson (1917)
"BUCKTHORN FAMILY (Rhamnaceae) New Jersey Tea; Wild Snowball; Red-root Ceanothus americanus Flowers—Small, white, on white pedicels, crowded in dense, ..."

2. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1906)
"Family RHAMNACEAE. Buckthorn (Rhamnus lanceolata Pursh) is common in the Missouri forests, from which it has moved up along the eastern border of the state ..."

3. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1906)
"Family RHAMNACEAE. Buckthorn (Rhamnus lanceolata Pursh) is common in the Missouri forests, from which it has moved up along the eastern border of the state ..."

4. Plant Materials of Decorative Gardening: The Woody Plants by William Trelease (1917)
"Family RHAMNACEAE. Buckthorn Family. A rather small family, yielding the drug cascara sagrada; the fruit of one Zizyphus is supposed to be the intoxicating ..."

5. Field Book of American Trees and Shrubs: A Concise Description of the by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1915)
"... BUCKTHORN FAMILY. Rhamnaceae. Mostly shrubs, rarely small trees often with thorns, and commonly with alternate-growing, toothed leaves; flowers small, ..."

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