Definition of Family Elaeocarpaceae

1. Noun. Genus of trees and shrubs widely distributed in warm regions some yielding useful timber; in some classifications included in the family Santalaceae.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Elaeocarpaceae

family Doliolidae
family Dracunculidae
family Drepanididae
family Dromaeosauridae
family Droseraceae
family Drosophilidae
family Dryopteridaceae
family Dugongidae
family Dytiscidae
family Ebenaceae
family Echeneidae
family Echeneididae
family Edaphosauridae
family Eimeriidae
family Elaeagnaceae
family Elaeocarpaceae (current term)
family Elapidae
family Elateridae
family Electrophoridae
family Eleotridae
family Elephantidae
family Elopidae
family Embiotocidae
family Empetraceae
family Emydidae
family Endamoebidae
family Engraulidae
family Enterobacteriaceae
family Entolomataceae
family Entomophthoraceae

Literary usage of Family Elaeocarpaceae

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)
"family Elaeocarpaceae. Elaeocarpus Family. Contains 7 genera and about 120 species, which formerly constituted one or more sections of the Linden Family ..."

2. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"The family Elaeocarpaceae is rather small, consisting of only seven genera, with somewhat more than 120 species. It is distributed over the tropics of the ..."

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