Definition of Family Epacridaceae
1. Noun. Australasian shrubs or small trees.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Ericales, Order Ericales
Member holonyms: Australian Heath, Genus Epacris, Astroloma, Genus Astroloma, Genus Richea, Richea, Genus Styphelia, Styphelia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Epacridaceae
Literary usage of Family Epacridaceae
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1. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"The family Epacridaceae has only a limited distribution. ... This is the richest genus in the family Epacridaceae of which the largest number of species ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"family Epacridaceae. Australian Heath Family. This group, which is almost exclusively confined to Australia, contains about 32 genera and 350 species, ..."
3. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"... an Australian family (Epacridaceae), and a great massing of heath-forms in the Cape region. PKI. ..."