Definition of Malpighiaceae

1. Noun. Tropical shrubs or trees.

Exact synonyms: Family Malpighiaceae
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Geraniales, Order Geraniales
Member holonyms: Genus Malpighia, Malpighia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Malpighiaceae

Mallory-Weiss lesion
Mallory bodies
Maloney bougies
Maloney leukaemia virus
Malope trifida
Malopterurus electricus
Malosma laurina
Malpighia glabra
Malpighia obovata
Malpighiaceae (current term)
Malpighian corpuscle
Malpighian corpuscles
Malta Island
Malta fever
Maltese Islands
Maltese Sign Language
Maltese cat
Maltese cats
Maltese cross

Literary usage of Malpighiaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder (1908)
"Malpighiaceae (pp. 161-167). 3. STRUCTURE OF THE Axis. A composite and continuous ring of sclerenchyma is developed in the pericycle in ..."

2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun, F. W. Oliver (1895)
"Amongst the Malpighiaceae, Celas- ... Aceraceae, and Malpighiaceae, ... and several, eg Burseraceae, Ochnaceae, and Malpighiaceae are exclusively tropical. ..."

3. The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Or, The Preservation of by Charles Darwin (1882)
"Certain plants, belonging to the Malpighiaceae, bear perfect and degraded flowers; ... that this genus should still be retained amongst the Malpighiaceae. ..."

4. Popular Science Monthly (1912)
"A few ferns were noted, among them the ubiquitous Pteris aquilina. The shrubby plants belonged mostly to the distinctly tropical families Malpighiaceae, ..."

5. A Glossary of Botanic Terms, with Their Derivation and Accent by Benjamin Daydon Jackson (1905)
"... hairs attached by their middle, frequent in the order Malpighiaceae ... layer of the seed in Malpighiaceae, with a "luminous line" composed of Lignin. ..."

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