Definition of Family Canellaceae
1. Noun. One genus: aromatic tropical trees of eastern Africa and Florida to West Indies.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Hypericales, Order Hypericales, Order Parietales, Parietales
Member holonyms: Genus Canella
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Canellaceae
Literary usage of Family Canellaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Essentials of Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey (1896)
"family Canellaceae: Aromatic trees with alternate leaves; sepals 4-5; petals 4-5 (or 0) ; stamens 20-30 ; pistil 2- to 5 ..."
2. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States. National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1905)
"A tree belonging to the family Canellaceae; 10 meters high, withi greenish white, orange-perfumed flowers. From Sierra de Luquillo. (Urban, Add. 1: 9. ..."
3. Economic plants of Porto Rico by Orator Fuller Cook, Guy N. Collins (1903)
"A tree belonging to the family Canellaceae; 10 meters high, with greenish white, orange-perfumed flowers. From Sierra de Luquillo. (Urban, Add. 1:9. ..."