Definition of Family Cistaceae

1. Noun. Shrubs or woody herbs of temperate regions especially Mediterranean.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Cistaceae

family Chlamydiaceae
family Chlamydomonadaceae
family Chloranthaceae
family Chlorophthalmidae
family Chrysochloridae
family Chrysomelidae
family Chrysopidae
family Chytridiaceae
family Cicadellidae
family Cicadidae
family Cichlidae
family Cicindelidae
family Ciconiidae
family Cimicidae
family Cinclidae
family Cistaceae (current term)
family Cladoniaceae
family Clathraceae
family Clavariaceae
family Cleridae
family Clethraceae
family Clinidae
family Clupeidae
family Clusiaceae
family Cobitidae
family Coccidae
family Coccinellidae
family Coerebidae
family Colchicaceae
family Colubridae

Literary usage of Family Cistaceae

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

1. Plant Materials of Decorative Gardening: The Woody Plants by William Trelease (1917)
"Family CISTACEAE. Rock Rose Family. A small and unimportant family, chiefly of herbs, some of them bright-flowered. HUDSONIA. Beach Heather. ..."

2. Field Book of American Trees and Shrubs: A Concise Description of the by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1915)
"ROCKROSE FAMILY. Cistaceae. Tufted shrubs and herbs, including Hudsonia with alternating, fine leaves crowded on ascending branches. with tiny scalelike ..."

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