Definition of Hydrangeaceae
1. Noun. Sometimes included in the family Saxifragaceae.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Rosales, Rosales
Member holonyms: Genus Hydrangea, Genus Carpenteria, Decumaria, Genus Decumaria, Genus Deutzia, Philadelphaceae, Subfamily Philadelphaceae, Genus Schizophragma, Schizophragma
Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydrangeaceae
Literary usage of Hydrangeaceae
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, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"May-June. Confused with Family 48. Hydrangeaceae Dumort. Anal. Fam. 36, 38. 1829. HYDRANGEA FAMILY. Shrubs or trees or vines with simple opposite leaves ..."
2. North American Flora by New York Botanical Garden (1905)
"Hydrangeaceae BY JOHN KUNKEL SMALL AND PER AXEL RYDBERG Shrubs or trees, or sometimes vines. Leaves opposite, without stipules, sometimes persistent ..."
3. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"Hydrangeaceae in Order ROSALES. 157 Hypanthium produced beyond the ovary. Families in Order MYRTALES. 220 Herbs, or shrub-like or tree-like, succulents. ..."