Definition of Flacourtia family
1. Noun. Chiefly tropical trees and shrubs.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Hypericales, Order Hypericales, Order Parietales, Parietales
Member holonyms: Flacourtia, Genus Flacourtia, Dovyalis, Genus Dovyalis, Genus Hydnocarpus, Genus Taraktagenos, Genus Taraktogenos, Hydnocarpus, Taraktagenos, Taraktogenos, Genus Idesia, Genus Kiggelaria, Kiggelaria, Genus Xylosma
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flacourtia Family
Literary usage of Flacourtia family
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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"flacourtia family. Contains 70 genera and about 300 species, tropical shrubs or trees of wide distribution. They^have alternate leaves, and flowers with 4-7 ..."
2. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"A genus of Chilian shrubs, belonging to the flacourtia family, having twin or solitary alternate leaves, generally toothed and varying in form from egg- ..."