Definition of Palmaceae

1. Noun. Chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves; coextensive with the order Palmales.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palmaceae

Palio di Siena
Palisades
Paliurus
Paliurus spina-christi
Pall Mall
Palladian
Palladio
Pallas
Pallas's cat
Pallas Athena
Pallas Athene
Pallottine
Palm Beach
Palm Sunday
Palma
Palmaceae
Palmae
Palmales
Palmas
Palmer
Palmer's notation
Palmer Peninsula
Palmer acid test for peptic ulcer
Palmerian
Palmerstonian
Palmetto State
Palmyra
Palo Alto
Palometa simillima
Palookaville

Literary usage of Palmaceae

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

1. The Silva of California by Willis Linn Jepson (1910)
"palmaceae. PALM FAMILY. Commonly trees with fibrous roots and columnar unbranched trunks covered with leaf-scars or the bases of leaf-stalks and bearing a ..."

2. Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon & Andes: Being Records of Travel on the by Richard Spruce, Alfred Russel Wallace (1908)
"palmaceae. UBA, UBADA. Large dug-out canoes. ... Attalea excelsa (palmaceae). The fruit is burnt to smoke india- rubber. ..."

3. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"A little later in the Cretaceous the palmaceae occurred abundantly, ... This early association of Pandanaceae and palmaceae is corroborative of the idea ..."

4. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1850)
"... or palmaceae that of Palms, as has been inconsiderately done in some instances, at once destroys the entire force and meaning of the Latin adjective ..."

5. Amaryllidaceae: Preceded by an Attempt to Arrange the Monocotyledonous by William Herbert (1837)
"... seems to between palmaceae and Graminaceae, but the connexion is lateral lx ... palmaceae . — Graminaceae. Cyperaceae, &c. ..."

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