Definition of Burseraceae
1. Noun. Resinous or aromatic chiefly tropical shrubs or trees.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Geraniales, Order Geraniales
Member holonyms: Incense Tree, Bursera, Genus Bursera, Boswellia, Genus Boswellia, Commiphora, Genus Commiphora, Genus Protium, Protium
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burseraceae
Literary usage of Burseraceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"Family Burseraceae. Terebinth Family. Contains 16 genera and about 300 species, natives exclusively of tropical Asia, Africa and America. ..."
2. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"Transverse section of the bark of one of the Burseraceae, probably Commiphora Myrrha: P, bark made up of sclerotic cells (st) and cork (d) ; o, ..."