Definition of Simaroubaceae
1. Noun. Chiefly tropical trees and shrubs with bitter bark having dry usually one-seeded winged fruit.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Geraniales, Order Geraniales
Member holonyms: Bitterwood Tree, Genus Simarouba, Simarouba, Genus Ailanthus, Genus Irvingia, Irvingia, Genus Kirkia, Kirkia, Genus Picrasma, Picrasma, Genus Quassia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Simaroubaceae
Literary usage of Simaroubaceae
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)
"Simaroubaceae DC. Cull. Soc. Philom. 2: 209. 1811. AILANTHUS FAMILY. • Trees or shrubs, with bitter bark, and mainly alternate and pinnate not punctate ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Simaroubaceae DC. Bull. Soc. Philom. 2: 209. 1811. AILANTHUS FAMILY. Trees or shrubs, with bitter bark, and mainly alternate and pinnate not punctate leaves ..."
3. Lost Crops of Africa: Volume Ii: Vegetables by National Research Council (U. S.) (2006)
"... (also placed in Simaroubaceae) Common Names English: bush mango, wild mango, dika, dika nut French: manguier sauvage, chocolatier Hansa: ..."
4. Life After Logging: Reconciling Wildlife Conservation and Production by E. Meijaard (2005)
"... and Simaroubaceae (Becker & Wong 1985). Also, seen feeding on figs in Peninsular Malaysia, and known to eat eggs, buds, flowers, other vegetable matter, ..."
5. Paleobiology of the Williamsburg Formation (Black Mingo Group, Paleocene) of by Albert E. Sanders (1998)
"... Nyssa, Sabal, and members of the Juglandaceae, Simaroubaceae, Fagc ceae and Fabaceae. Ferns are represented by the Polypodiaceae, ..."