Definition of Daphne family

1. Noun. Family of trees and shrubs and herbs having tough bark that are found especially in Australia and tropical Africa.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Daphne Family

danthron
danting
dantoned
dantoning
dantons
dantrolene
dantrolene sodium
dantron
dants
daomanite
dap
dapagliflozin
dapatical
daphnane
daphne
daphne family (current term)
daphnes
daphnetin
daphnia
daphnias
daphnid
daphnids
daphniid
daphniids
daphnin
daphnomancy
dapifer
dapifers
dapiprazole
dappa

Literary usage of Daphne family

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"They are natives of Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, &c. ; and have tough stringy bark, like the other members of the daphne family. ..."

2. Lessons in Elementary Botany: The Part of Systematic Botany Based Upon by Daniel Oliver, John Stevens Henslow (1895)
"The daphne family. DISTRIBUTION.—Chiefly confined to the Old World, and most numerous in Australia and at the Cape of Good Hope. ..."

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