Definition of Family Buxaceae

1. Noun. Widely distributed evergreen shrubs and trees.

Exact synonyms: Box Family, Buxaceae
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Sapindales, Sapindales
Member holonyms: Buxus, Genus Buxus, Genus Pachysandra

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Buxaceae

family Branchiostegidae
family Branchiostomidae
family Brevicipitidae
family Bromeliaceae
family Brotulidae
family Bruchidae
family Bryaceae
family Buccinidae
family Bucconidae
family Bucerotidae
family Bufonidae
family Burhinidae
family Burmanniaceae
family Burseraceae
family Buxaceae (current term)
family Cactaceae
family Caeciliadae
family Caeciliidae
family Caenolestidae
family Caesalpiniaceae
family Callionymidae
family Calliphoridae
family Callithricidae
family Callitrichaceae
family Calostomataceae
family Calycanthaceae
family Camelidae
family Campanulaceae
family Cancridae

Literary usage of Family Buxaceae

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

1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"family Buxaceae. Box Family. This was formerly united with the Spurge Family above described, from which it may be distinguished by the absence of milky ..."

2. Plant Materials of Decorative Gardening: The Woody Plants by William Trelease (1917)
"Family BUXACEAE. Box Family. A rather small family producing the boxwood formerly much used in wood-engraving, but otherwise of little use. ..."

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