Definition of Annonaceae
1. Noun. Chiefly tropical trees or shrubs.
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Ranales, Order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales
Member holonyms: Annona, Genus Annona, Asimina, Genus Asimina, Cananga, Canangium, Genus Cananga, Genus Canangium, Genus Oxandra, Oxandra, Genus Xylopia, Xylopia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Annonaceae
Literary usage of Annonaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Paleobiology of the Williamsburg Formation (Black Mingo Group, Paleocene) of by Albert E. Sanders (1998)
"The annonaceae have consistently wider rays. PB 109 and 94 have relatively larger elongate and oval bordered pits that approach a scalariform condition. ..."
2. Life After Logging: Reconciling Wildlife Conservation and Production by Erik Maijaard (2005)
"various Fagaceae, Myrtaceae and many woody climbers, particularly annonaceae, and less or non-seasonally fruiting species, eg, understorey Rubiaceae, ..."
3. A Review of Dipterocarps: Taxonomy, Ecology and Siviculture by Simmathiri Appanah, Jennifer M. Turnbull (1998)
"In Malaysia, it is certainly among the six largest families that are predominantly woody, the others being Euphorbiaceae, Myrtaceae, Rubiaceae, annonaceae, ..."
4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and ...by Liberty Hyde Bailey by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"The genus resembles other annonaceae in having alternate distichous entire Ivs., and fls. with 6 petals in 2 series, but distinguished by the form of the ..."
5. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1917)
"None of the other members of the genus is of commercial value, and the members of the family, the annonaceae or Custard Apples, are mostly tropical. ..."