Definition of Family Caesalpiniaceae
1. Noun. Spiny trees, shrubs, or perennial herbs, including the genera Caesalpinia, Cassia, Ceratonia, Bauhinia; commonly included in the family Leguminosae.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Fabaceae, Family Fabaceae, Family Leguminosae, Legume Family, Leguminosae, Pea Family
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Caesalpiniaceae
Literary usage of Family Caesalpiniaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"Some authors separate the members of this family into 3 distinct families known as: (1) The Mimosa family, Mimosaceae, (2) The Senna family, Caesalpiniaceae ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1918)
"These are the acacia or mimosa family (Mimosaceae), the senna family (Caesalpiniaceae), the krameria family (Kra- ..."
3. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"Cercis canadensis L. Senna family ( Caesalpiniaceae). Judas-tree; redbud. Small, native tree, growing in rich soil from New ..."
4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"family Caesalpiniaceae. Senna Family. Herbs, shrubs or trees, comprised in about 90 genera and 1000 species, chiefly of tropical distribution. ..."
5. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1906)
"It is found it all parts of Nebraska (33), even in the "pockets" in the Sandhill» int« which it must have been carried by birds. Family CAESALPINIACEAE. ..."
6. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1915)
"... of the family Caesalpiniaceae and comprises about sixteen existing species of the equatorial region of Africa and America, ranging in the latter region ..."