Definition of Araucaria family
1. Noun. Tall evergreen cone-bearing trees of South America and Australia with broad leathery leaves; in some classifications included in the Pinaceae.
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Family
Group relationships: Coniferales, Order Coniferales
Member holonyms: Wollemi Pine, Genus Araucaria, Agathis, Genus Agathis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Araucaria Family
Literary usage of Araucaria family
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Essentials of College Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey, Ernst Athearn Bessey (1914)
"... mega- sporophyll woody, with 1 inverted seed; "seed-scale" rudimentary.— Araucaria. Family 3. ..."