Definition of Family Buxaceae
1. Noun. Widely distributed evergreen shrubs and trees.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Sapindales, Sapindales
Member holonyms: Buxus, Genus Buxus, Genus Pachysandra
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Buxaceae
Literary usage of Family Buxaceae
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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. ..."