Definition of Celastraceae
1. Noun. Trees and shrubs and woody vines usually having bright-colored fruits.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Member holonyms: Catha, Genus Catha, Celastrus, Genus Celastrus, Euonymus, Genus Euonymus
Group relationships: Order Sapindales, Sapindales
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Celastraceae
Literary usage of Celastraceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"... celastraceae (STAFF TREE FAMILY) Shrubs with simple leaves, and small regular flowers, ... celastraceae ..."
2. Materia medica and pharmacy by Reynold Webb Wilcox, Sir William Hale-White (1905)
"262. ACTION. It is a mild stimulant. USES. As a masticatory; for filling decayed teeth; for cements and varnishes. GROUP XLIX. celastraceae. Name of Plant. ..."
3. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy for Students of Pharmacy, and by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"celastraceae), a shrub (Fig. 175) indigenous to the central and eastern United States and Labrador. DESCRIPTION.—Usually in transversely curved pieces, ..."