Definition of Saururaceae
1. Noun. Family of perennial aromatic herbs: genera Saururus, Anemopsis, Houttuynia.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Piperales, Piperales
Member holonyms: Genus Saururus, Saururus, Anemopsis, Genus Anemopsis, Genus Houttuynia, Houttuynia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saururaceae
Literary usage of Saururaceae
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, Addison Brown (1913)
"Saururaceae. Trees or shrubs ; staminale flowers, and sometimes also the pistillate, in aments. Leaves odd-pinnate ; fruit a nut enclosed in a husk. ..."
2. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"In the majority of cases the endosperm develops only in the micropylar chamber, in connection with the embryo, as in Saururaceae, Viscum (Loranthaceae), ..."
3. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1902)
"114), nor that the Saururaceae are derived from the Piperaceae. The morphological features of the germination of the seed in Peperomia and ..."