Definition of Family Ephedraceae
1. Noun. Ephedras: in some classifications included in the Gnetaceae.
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Family
Group relationships: Gnetales, Order Gnetales
Member holonyms: Genus Ephedra
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Ephedraceae
Literary usage of Family Ephedraceae
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1. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1903)
"(Family, Ephedraceae.) Note the slender green stems and the dry scale-leaves. In what ways is this plant adapted to a xerophytic'environment ? 2. ..."