Definition of Flacourtiaceae
1. Noun. Chiefly tropical trees and shrubs.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Hypericales, Order Hypericales, Order Parietales, Parietales
Member holonyms: Flacourtia, Genus Flacourtia, Dovyalis, Genus Dovyalis, Genus Hydnocarpus, Genus Taraktagenos, Genus Taraktogenos, Hydnocarpus, Taraktagenos, Taraktogenos, Genus Idesia, Genus Kiggelaria, Kiggelaria, Genus Xylosma
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flacourtiaceae
Literary usage of Flacourtiaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"... species of Shorea and also of species of Hopea, as there are in the Philippines 21 species of Shorea and 13 of Hopea. Family Flacourtiaceae Genus ..."
2. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"... the large families being Guttiferae with 760 species, Flacourtiaceae with 525, Begoniaceae with 405, Violaceae with 400, Dipterocarpaceae with 320, ..."
3. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"Flacourtiaceae This family, consisting of 70 genera' and more than 500 species, ... Nearly all Flacourtiaceae inhabit the lowlands or lower forest zone. ..."
4. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1838)
"2-9 Flacourtiaceae), free from the calyx (exc. Belvisi- aceae), connate with each other. Stigmas not sessile (exc. ..."
5. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1838)
"2—9 Flacourtiaceae), free from the calyx (exc. Belvisi- acea?), connate with each other. Stigmas not sessile (exc. ..."