Definition of Caesalpinioideae
1. Noun. Alternative name in some classification systems for the family Caesalpiniaceae.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Fabaceae, Family Fabaceae, Family Leguminosae, Legume Family, Leguminosae, Pea Family
Member holonyms: Caesalpinia, Genus Caesalpinia, Acrocarpus, Genus Acrocarpus, Bauhinia, Genus Bauhinia, Brachystegia, Genus Brachystegia, Cassia, Genus Cassia, Ceratonia, Genus Ceratonia, Cercidium, Genus Cercidium, Chamaecrista, Genus Chamaecrista, Delonix, Genus Delonix, Genus Gleditsia, Gleditsia, Genus Gymnocladus, Gymnocladus, Genus Haematoxylon, Genus Haematoxylum, Haematoxylon, Haematoxylum, Genus Parkinsonia, Parkinsonia, Genus Petteria, Petteria, Genus Senna
Lexicographical Neighbors of Caesalpinioideae
Literary usage of Caesalpinioideae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Forestry Quarterly by New York State College of Forestry (1916)
"It is a legume, sub-family caesalpinioideae, and grows to a height of twenty- five or thirty feet, with a trunk of ten or twelve inches. ..."
2. Folk-lore in the Old Testament: Studies in Comparative Religion, Legend and Law by James George Frazer (1919)
"It is a large tropical tree belonging to the order of the Leguminosae, the lhe poison sub-order of the caesalpinioideae, and the tribe of the Dimor- ..."