Definition of Family Araucariaceae
1. Noun. Tall evergreen cone-bearing trees of South America and Australia with broad leathery leaves; in some classifications included in the Pinaceae.
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Family
Group relationships: Coniferales, Order Coniferales
Member holonyms: Wollemi Pine, Genus Araucaria, Agathis, Genus Agathis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Araucariaceae
Literary usage of Family Araucariaceae
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1. Essentials of College Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey, Ernst Athearn Bessey (1914)
"... confined to the mountains of California, were once widely distributed in the Northern Hemisphere. Fio. 153.— 501. The Old Pines (family Araucariaceae). ..."