Definition of Aizoaceae
1. Noun. Succulent herbs or small shrubs mostly of South Africa but also New Zealand and North America: carpetweeds; fig marigolds.
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Caryophyllales, Chenopodiales, Order Caryophyllales, Order-chenopodiales
Member holonyms: Carpobrotus, Genus Carpobrotus, Dorotheanthus, Genus Dorotheanthus, Genus Lithops, Genus Mesembryanthemum, Mesembryanthemum, Genus Molluga, Molluga, Genus Pleiospilos, Pleiospilos, Genus Tetragonia, Tetragonia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aizoaceae
Literary usage of Aizoaceae
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)
"aizoaceae A. Br.; Aschers. FI. Brand. 60. 1864. CARPET-WEED FAMILY. species) opposite or verticillate leaves and solitary cymose or glomerate perfect, ..."
2. Flora of Los Angeles and Vicinity by Le Roy Abrams (1904)
"aizoaceae. CARPET-WEED FAMILY. Ours herbs very succulent, except Mollugo, with opposite or verticillate leaves. Calyx 5-lobed, herbaceous or petaloid, ..."
3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"... from the Department of Chemistry, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio 44240. Received March 29, 1968 Abstract: A new synthesis of the aizoaceae alkaloid ..."
4. Wild Land Shrub and Arid Land Restoration Symposium: Proceedings edited by Bruce A. Roundy, E. Durant McArthur, Jennifer S. Hayley, David K. Mann (1996)
"A total of 700 seeds of each of the 3 shrub species and 700 seeds of a winter annual (Tetragonia echinata: aizoaceae) were sown in March 1990 in the 50 ..."
5. Transactions by Massachusetts Horticultural Society (1896)
"... in several groups; the figures also drawn under his supervision. In three volumes. Vol. ! • Ophioglossaceae to aizoaceae. Ferns to Carpet-weed. ..."