Definition of Anacardiaceae
1. Noun. The cashew family; trees and shrubs and vines having resinous (sometimes poisonous) juice; includes cashew and mango and pistachio and poison ivy and sumac.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Sapindales, Sapindales
Member holonyms: Anacardium, Genus Anacardium, Astronium, Genus Astronium, Cotinus, Genus Cotinus, Genus Malosma, Malosma, Genus Mangifera, Mangifera, Genus Pistacia, Pistacia, Genus Rhodosphaera, Rhodosphaera, Genus Rhus, Rhus, Genus Schinus, Schinus, Genus Spondias, Spondias, Genus Toxicodendron, Toxicodendron
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anacardiaceae
Literary usage of Anacardiaceae
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 (1897)
"Anacardiaceae Lindl. Nat. Syst. 1830. SUMAC FAMILY. Trees or shrubs, with acrid resinous or milky sap, alternate or rarely opposite leaves, ..."
2. Flora of Vermont: A List of the Fern and Seed Plants Growing Without Cultivation by Ezra Brainerd, Vermont Botanical Club, Lewis Ralph Jones, Willard Webster Eggleston (1900)
"EMPETRACEAE EMPETRUM. CROWBERRY E. nigrum, L. Summits of Mt. Mansfield and Camel's Hump, Robbins. Anacardiaceae RHUS. ..."
3. Materia medica and pharmacy by Reynold Webb Wilcox, Sir William Hale-White (1905)
"Anacardiaceae. Name of Plant. Part Used. Name of Drug. Rhus glabra. Fruit. Rhus glabra. Rhus radicans. Leaves. Poison ivy. Pistacia Lentiscus. ..."