Definition of Aceraceae
1. Noun. A family of trees and shrubs of order Sapindales including the maples.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Sapindales, Sapindales
Member holonyms: Acer, Genus Acer, Dipteronia, Genus Dipteronia
Lexicographical Neighbors of Aceraceae
Literary usage of Aceraceae
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)
"aceraceae St. Hil. Expos. Fam. 2: 15. 1805. MAPLE FAMILY. Trees or shrubs, with watery often saccharine sap, opposite simple and palmately lobed (rarely ..."
2. Native Trees of Kentucky: A Handbook by Sarah Webb Maury (1910)
"... MAPLE FAMILY—aceraceae. Two strong, constant characteristics mark the Maple family: 1. Leaves—opposite, simple, except in Boxelder. 2. ..."
3. Lessons in Botany by George Francis Atkinson (1900)
"Lesson X. The maple family (aceraceae). — Figure 223 represents a spray of the leaves and flowers of the sugar maple Fig. 223. Spray of leaves and flowers ..."