Definition of Family Caricaceae
1. Noun. Trees native to tropical America and Africa with milky juice and large palmately lobed leaves.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Hypericales, Order Hypericales, Order Parietales, Parietales
Member holonyms: Carica, Genus Carica
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Caricaceae
Literary usage of Family Caricaceae
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)
"Acharia Family. Contains 3 genera, each with a single species, the plants formerly included in the preceding group. family Caricaceae. Papaya Family. ..."