Definition of Araucariaceae
1. Noun. Tall evergreen cone-bearing trees of South America and Australia with broad leathery leaves; in some classifications included in the Pinaceae.
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Family
Group relationships: Coniferales, Order Coniferales
Member holonyms: Wollemi Pine, Genus Araucaria, Agathis, Genus Agathis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Araucariaceae
Literary usage of Araucariaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"While there is some doubt of the occurrence of true Araucariaceae in Paleozoic rocks, it is not unlikely that they already existed during the Paleozoic. ..."