Definition of Custard-apple family
1. Noun. Chiefly tropical trees or shrubs.
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Ranales, Order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales
Member holonyms: Annona, Genus Annona, Asimina, Genus Asimina, Cananga, Canangium, Genus Cananga, Genus Canangium, Genus Oxandra, Oxandra, Genus Xylopia, Xylopia
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Literary usage of Custard-apple family
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"custard-apple family. Trees or shrubs, generally aromatic, with alternate entire leaves. Stipules none. Sepals 3 (rarely 2), valvate or rarely imbricate. ..."
2. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Theodore Mohr (1901)
"Custard Apple Family. ASIMINA Adán«. Kam. I'l. 2:365. 1763.1 About 7 specie--, t rcc- and shrubs of warmer America. ..."
3. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"... CUSTARD APPLE FAMILY. Trees or shrubs, with 3 sepals and 6 petals in 2 sets, each set valvate in the bud, and many short stamens on the receptacle, ..."
4. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"... OR CUSTARD APPLE FAMILY. A family of trees or shrubs common in the tropics and represented in the eastern United States by the North American Papaw ..."
5. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy for Students of Pharmacy, and by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"... /E OR CUSTARD APPLE FAMILY. A family of trees or shrubs common in the tropics and represented in the eastern United States by the North American Papaw ..."
6. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"... CUSTARD APPLE FAMILY. Trees or shrubs, with 3 sepals and 6 petals in 2 sets, ... Custard Apple Family ..."
7. Fruit Recipes: A Manual of the Food Value of Fruits and Nine Hundred by Riley Maria Fletcher Berry (1907)
"... or Custard Apple Family are tropical. (It must be remembered that the North American wild papaw and the tropical papaw are two entirely different fruits ..."