Definition of Phytolaccaceae
1. Noun. Chiefly tropical herbaceous plants (including shrubs and trees) with racemose flowers: genera Phytolacca, Agdestis, Ercilla, Rivina, Trichostigma.
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Caryophyllales, Chenopodiales, Order Caryophyllales, Order-chenopodiales
Member holonyms: Genus Phytolacca, Phytolacca, Agdestis, Genus Agdestis, Ercilla, Genus Ercilla, Genus Rivina, Rivina, Genus Trichostigma, Trichostigma
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phytolaccaceae
Literary usage of Phytolaccaceae
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)
"phytolaccaceae Lindl. Nat. Syst. Ed. 2, 213. 1836. POKEWEED FAMILY. Herbs (some tropical species shrubs or trees) with alternate entire mostly exstipulate ..."
2. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder (1908)
"3, t. iii, 1887, p. 238 and pi. i. —Volkens, in Natürl. Pflanzenfam., iii. Teil, Abt. ia, 1893, p. 135. phytolaccaceae. ..."
3. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"phytolaccaceae), a perennial herb (Fig. 85) indigenous to eastern North America, and naturalized in the West Indies and southern Europe. ..."
4. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1838)
"Carpels 1 or 3 or 5 or more (some phytolaccaceae), free from the calyx (exc. some Chenopodiaceae), more or less connate with each other (exc. some ..."