Definition of Clusiaceae
1. Noun. Widely distributed family of chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines that produce oils and resins and some usable timber.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Hypericales, Order Hypericales, Order Parietales, Parietales
Member holonyms: Calophyllum, Genus Calophyllum, Genus Clusia, Garcinia, Genus Garcinia, Genus Hypericum, Hypericum, Genus Mammea, Mammea, Genus Mesua, Mesua
Lexicographical Neighbors of Clusiaceae
Literary usage of Clusiaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1855)
"... Form of the Embryo in the clusiaceae. By JOHN MIERS, Esq., FES, FLS 8fc. Read June 20 and November 21, 1854. 1 HE object of this paper is to present to ..."
2. Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon & Andes: Being Records of Travel on the by Richard Spruce, Alfred Russel Wallace (1908)
"... hut makes equally good farinha and cakes, and is much used on the Purus and Upper Amazon (see vol. ip 215). BLACK PITCH. clusiaceae. ..."
3. A Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger (1898)
"The clusiaceae are represented in the tropical forests by numerous arborescent forms, of which some (C7u»a) »rt epiphytic. ..."
4. Forest Products, Livelihoods, and Conservation: Case Studies of Non-timber by Brian M Belcher, Koen Kusters, Osseynou Ndoye (2004)
"clusiaceae). Nessas comunidades, o bacuri integra o ciclo de cultivo itinerante de culturas anuais e exerce um papel fundamental na ..."