Definition of Calycanthus family
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 Calycanthus Family
Literary usage of Calycanthus family
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1. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"... calycanthus family. Shrubs with opposite, entire leaves, no stipules, sepals and petals imbricated and indefinite in number and passing one into the ..."
2. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"... calycanthus family. Shrubs with opposite, entire leaves, no stipules, sepals and petals imbricated and'indefinite in number and passing one into the ..."
3. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"The Japan Allspice, C. fragrans, is the only representative of this genus of the calycanthus family, and it is well-known in gardens for its early flowering ..."
4. Foundations of Botany by Joseph Young Bergen (1901)
"calycanthus family. Shrubs. Leaves opposite, entire, without stipules. Mowers solitary, often sweet-scented. Sepals and petals numerous, the outer sepals ..."