Definition of Styracaceae
1. Noun. A widely distributed family of shrubs and trees of order Ebenales.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Ebenales, Order Ebenales
Member holonyms: Genus Styrax, Genus Halesia, Halesia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Styracaceae
Literary usage of Styracaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"... Styracaceae (STORAX FAMILY; Shrubs or trees, with alternate, simple haves destitute of stipules, and perfect regular flowers ; the calyx either free or ..."
2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Francis Wall Oliver (1895)
"... Styracaceae, &c.). These groups are by no means sharply defined, and the links connecting them are again described as special families. ..."
3. Catalogue of the Library of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University by Ethelyn Maria Tucker, Charles Sprague Sargent (1917)
"Styracaceae Perkins, J. II. Beit rage zur kenntnis der Styracaceae. [Leipzig. 1902.] HALESIA Ellis, John. An account of the plants Halesia and Gardenia. ..."