Definition of Myrsine family

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

Exact synonyms: Family Myrsinaceae, Myrsinaceae
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 Myrsine Family

myronic acid
myrophine
myrosin
myrosinase
myrosinases
myrrh
myrrh tree
myrrhic
myrrhine
myrrhlike
myrrhol
myrrhols
myrrhs
myrrhy
myrsinaceous
myrsine family (current term)
myrtaceous
myrtaceous tree
myrtanol
myrtenol
myrtiform
myrtillin
myrtle
myrtle beech
myrtle bird
myrtle family
myrtle flag
myrtle oak
myrtle spurge
myrtle warbler

Literary usage of Myrsine family

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1. Flora of the Southern United States: Containing an Abridged Description of by Alvan Wentworth Chapman (1897)
"... (myrsine family.) Trees or shrubs, with simple alternate exstipulate often dotted leaves, ... myrsine family."

2. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"A genus of the myrsine family, comprising a number of shrubs or small trees, confined to the tropical parts of South America, Their unbranched rod- like ..."

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