Definition of Calycanthaceae
1. Noun. Shrubs or small trees having aromatic bark; the eastern United States and eastern Asia.
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Ranales, Order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales
Member holonyms: Calycanthus, Genus Calycanthus, Chimonanthus, Genus Chimonanthus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calycanthaceae
Literary usage of Calycanthaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1900)
"Longo, B. Osservazioni sulle calycanthaceae. ... The calycanthaceae, as Baillon surmised (1869), should be closely allied to the Rosaceae in any scheme of ..."
2. Strasburger's Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger, Hans Fitting (1921)
"... the calycanthaceae, which are placed in the latter group, have an extensive ... a family that is to be connected with the calycanthaceae. ..."
3. Library of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) (1838)
"It is one of the principal points \\hich separate calycanthaceae from Rosace«.— The most important character connect eJ with the calyx is, however, ..."
4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"... more frequently revert to leaves than do those of any other family except the Rosaceae. The Berberidaceae, Menispermaceae, calycanthaceae, ..."
5. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1914)
"The plant family calycanthaceae comprises two genera and six or seven species, natives of North America and eastern Asia. The family is represented in the ..."
6. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1876)
"calycanthaceae, p. 190. Carpels numerous, becoming akènes within a hollow receptacle. (or coherent with the calyx into a 2-several-celled pome). ..."