Definition of Rhizophoraceae
1. Noun. Trees and shrubs that usually form dense jungles along tropical seacoasts.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Myrtales, Order Myrtales, Order Thymelaeales, Thymelaeales
Member holonyms: Genus Rhizophora, Rhizophora
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhizophoraceae
Literary usage of Rhizophoraceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"Vivipary and germination in rhizophoraceae, Aegiceras, and Avicennia. Habit of mangrove-plants. Stilt-roots. Pneumatophores. ..."
2. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1917)
"The rhizophoraceae are the most prominent trees in all cases, but the species are ... rhizophoraceae. Lumnitzera littorea Voigt. Tabau. Combretaceae. ..."
3. Proceedings of the Session on Tropical Forestry for People of the Pacific edited by C. Eugene Conrad, Leonard A. Newell (1994)
"... rhizophoraceae Combretaceae rhizophoraceae rhizophoraceae Sonneratiaceae Meliaceae Sterculiaceae Table 2—Average net volume in m! and international ..."
4. Bulletin by Philippines Bureau of Education (1908)
"Stipules present (157) rhizophoraceae 6. Stipules none (158) Combretaceae 5. Anthers tailed (160) Melastomataceae 4. Ovary with more than 1 cell; ..."
5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"... of Bruguiera and Rhizophora, and thinks it safe to assume that in the rhizophoraceae generally the ..."
6. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1917)
"The family rhizophoraceae then belonging in the Myrtales order, falls naturally into two subfamilies ..."