Definition of Nyssaceae

1. Noun. A family of dicotyledonous trees of order Myrtales that includes the sour gum trees.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nyssaceae

Nymphaea odorata
Nymphaea stellata
Nymphaeaceae
Nymphalidae
Nymphalis
Nymphalis antiopa
Nymphicus
Nymphicus hollandicus
Nynorsk
Nypa
Nyquist frequency
Nyquist rate
Nyssa
Nyssa aquatica
Nyssa sylvatica
Nyssaceae
Nystan
Nysten's law
Nyunga
Nyungar
Nyx
Nzema
Nzima
Nîmes
Nørrebro
Nürnberg
O&S
O'
O'Beirne

Literary usage of Nyssaceae

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1. Paleobiology of the Williamsburg Formation (Black Mingo Group; Paleocene) of by Albert E. Sanders (1998)
"Wood of the nyssaceae is uncommon in the fossil record. Fruits have beer reported from sediments as old as Eocene (Chandler, 1964) and from poller from the ..."

2. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1921)
"The affinity of the flora is with that of western and southwestern China, though some important types, such as nyssaceae, Eucommia, ..."

3. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"nyssaceae • Nyssa sylvatica Marshall FAC Black-gum; Sour-gum; Tupelo Deciduous tree Dry to moist woods, rocky slopes and ridge tops. ..."

4. Plant Materials of Decorative Gardening: The Woody Plants by William Trelease (1917)
"Family nyssaceae. Tupelo Family. A very small family yielding the important tupelo-gum or black-gum lumber; the following one of the best of autumn coloring ..."

5. Manual of the Trees of North America (exclusive of Mexico) by Charles Sprague Sargent (1922)
"Flowers perfect or polygamous; sepals and petals usually 5; fruit a drupe; leaves twice pinnate, alternate, with stipules, deciduous. LI. nyssaceae (p. ..."

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