Definition of Leitneriaceae
1. Noun. Coextensive with the genus Leitneria; commonly isolated in a distinct order.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Myricales, Order Myricales
Member holonyms: Genus Leitneria, Leitneria
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leitneriaceae
Literary usage of Leitneriaceae
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 (1913)
"leitneriaceae. i : 586. Fam. 3. Myricaceae. i : 584. * Flowers, at least the staminale ones, in aments. Order 4. SALICALES. Fam. 5. Salicaceae. i : 587. ..."
2. Field Book of American Trees and Shrubs: A Concise Description of the by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1915)
"leitneriaceae Monica, Cal. It attains its greatest size and most beau- tiful form ... leitneriaceae. Shrubs or small trees with toothless, alternate-growing ..."
3. Plant Materials of Decorative Gardening: The Woody Plants by William Trelease (1917)
"Family leitneriaceae. Corkwood Family. A family consisting of only the following genus with a single species of no decorative value but sometimes grown as a ..."
4. The Essentials of Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey (1896)
"Family leitneriaceae : Shrubs with alternate leaves and dioecious flowers in catkins ; perianth minute or 0 ; pistil 1-celled, 1-ovuled ; endosperm minute. ..."
5. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"... floridana (leitneriaceae). 1204. Order Juglandales.—Trees, staminate flowers in aments. The walnut family (Juglandaceae, examples: walnut, butternut, ..."