Definition of Crowberry family
1. Noun. Heathlike shrubs.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Sapindales, Sapindales
Member holonyms: Empetrum, Genus Empetrum
Lexicographical Neighbors of Crowberry Family
Literary usage of Crowberry family
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"crowberry family. 1827. Low evergreen shrubs, with small narrow nearly sessile exstipulate leaves jointed to short pulvini, channeled on the lower side by ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"crowberry family. These are low, evergreen shrubs of heath-like aspect, with small axillary or clustered dioecious flowers succeeded by berry- like drupes. ..."