Definition of Podocarpaceae
1. Noun. Gymnosperms with simple persistent needlelike or scalelike leaves.
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Family
Group relationships: Coniferales, Order Coniferales
Member holonyms: Genus Podocarpus, Podocarpus, Afrocarpus, Genus Afrocarpus, Dacrycarpus, Genus Dacrycarpus, Dacrydium, Genus Dacrydium, Falcatifolium, Genus Falcatifolium, Genus Halocarpus, Halocarpus, Genus Lagarostrobus, Lagarostrobus, Genus Lepidothamnus, Lepidothamnus, Genus Microstrobos, Microstrobos, Genus Nageia, Nageia, Genus Parasitaxus, Parasitaxus, Genus Prumnopitys, Prumnopitys, Genus Retrophyllum, Retrophyllum, Genus Saxe-gothea, Genus Saxegothea, Saxe-gothea, Saxegothea, Genus Sundacarpus, Sundacarpus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Podocarpaceae
Literary usage of Podocarpaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Paleobiology of the Williamsburg Formation (Black Mingo Group, Paleocene) of by Albert E. Sanders (1998)
"Remarks: The Podocarpaceae have no single, obvious diagnostic characte (Jane, ... Features that are typical in the Podocarpaceae include abundant vert cal ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The Podocarpaceae are to-day almost as distinctively characteristic of the Southern Hemisphere as the ..."