Definition of Cephalotaceae
1. Noun. A family of plants of order Rosales; coextensive with the genus Cephalotus.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Rosales, Rosales
Member holonyms: Cephalotus, Genus Cephalotus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cephalotaceae
Literary usage of Cephalotaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Strasburger's Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger, Hans Fitting (1921)
"The parasitic Rafflesiaceae and the insectivorous families of the Cephalotaceae, Sarraceniaceae, Nepenthaceae and Droseraceae may best be placed with the ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"The ovary has 2 distinct or united styles, and becomes in fruit a pulpy berry, crowned by the persistent calyx. Family Cephalotaceae. ..."
3. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1838)
"Sexes united; flowers regular, not sessile, solitary on the scapes and large, or panicled and small (Cephalotaceae). Sepals 2 or more; sepals and petals (if ..."