Definition of Hippocastanaceae

1. Noun. Trees having showy flowers and inedible nutlike seeds in a leathery capsule.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hippocastanaceae

Hinglish
Hinman
Hinman syndrome
Hinomaru
Hintikka set
Hintikkian
Hinton
Hinton test
Hipparchus
Hippeastrum puniceum
Hippel
Hippelates
Hippo Regius
Hippobosca equina
Hippoboscidae
Hippocastanaceae
Hippocrates
Hippocrates of Cos
Hippocratic
Hippocratic oath
Hippocratic oaths
Hippocratism
Hippocrepis
Hippocrepis comosa
Hippodamia
Hippodamia convergens
Hippoglossoides
Hippoglossoides platessoides
Hippoglossus
Hippoglossus hippoglossus

Literary usage of Hippocastanaceae

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

1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1898)
"Flowers regular, or nearly so (except in hippocastanaceae, which are trees or shrubs Stamens 4-7; our species an herb with broad leaves and spiked flowers. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"... Leguminosae divided into Mimosaceae, Caesalpiniaceae and Papilionaceae, and Sapindaceae, into Sapin- daceae, proper, hippocastanaceae and Acer- aceae. ..."

3. Strasburger's Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger, Hans Fitting (1921)
"Family,4. Aceraceae.—Include Maples and Sycamores with their characteristically winged fruits (Fig. 684). Family 5. hippocastanaceae.—The Horse-chestnut. ..."

4. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"The hippocastanaceae are likewise mainly North American; Aesculus Hippocastanum is, however, distributed from Greece to North India. ..."

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