Definition of Combretum family

1. Noun. A family of tropical trees and shrubs of the order Myrtales.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Combretum Family

comble
combles
combless
comblike
combo
combo box
combo boxes
combo deck
comboloio
comboloios
combos
combover
combovers
combretum
combretum family (current term)
combrous
combs
combtooth blenny
comburant
comburent
combust
combusted
combuster
combustibility
combustible
combustible material
combustibleness
combustibles
combustibly

Literary usage of Combretum family

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1. Flora of the Southern United States: Containing an Abridged Description of by Alvan Wentworth Chapman (1897)
"... calyx lol>es keeled within, as long as the pale yellow rigid petals. — Coast and Keys of South Florida. ORDER 55. COM BRET ACE JE. (combretum family. ..."

2. First book of Indian botany by Daniel Oliver (1869)
"The combretum family. Trees or shrubs, with opposite or alternate simple leaves. Flowers with or without petals. Ovary wholly inferior, one-celled, ..."

3. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"A genus which was for a long time known only from a short and imperfect description, and was generally placed In the combretum family, hut is now generally ..."

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