Definition of Dracaenaceae
1. Noun. One of two subfamilies to which some classification systems assign some members of the Agavaceae.
Generic synonyms: Liliid Monocot Family
Group relationships: Agavaceae, Agave Family, Family Agavaceae, Sisal Family
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dracaenaceae
Literary usage of Dracaenaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Flora of Miami: Being Descriptions of the Seed-plants Growing Naturally on by John Kunkel Small (1913)
"dracaenaceae. Styles wanting : stigmas introrse. Fam. 5. SMILACACEAE. FAMILY 1. JUNCACEAE. RUSH FAMILY. Perennial or sometimes annual herbs, ..."
2. Analytical Key to the Ferns and Flowering Plants in the Atlantic Section of by John Frederic Baerecke (1906)
"... raceme of large drooping red flowers beneath a crown of bracts, the latter with large nodding flowers chequered with purple and yellow. 82. dracaenaceae ..."