Definition of Family Ochnaceae
1. Noun. Family of tropical evergreen trees and shrubs with thick shining parallel-veined leaves.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Hypericales, Order Hypericales, Order Parietales, Parietales
Member holonyms: Genus Ochna, Ochna
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Ochnaceae
Literary usage of Family Ochnaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Essentials of Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey (1896)
"family Ochnaceae: Shrubs and trees with alternate, coriaceous, simple leaves ; pistil lobed, 1- to 10-celled ; endosperm fleshy or 0. (Sp. 160. ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"... and at certain seasons is covered with large white flowers. family Ochnaceae. Ochna Family. Includes 17 genera and over , 200 species, ..."
3. Contributions to the Paleobotany of Peru, Bolivia and Chile: Five Papers by Edward Wilber Berry (1922)
"The family Ochnaceae is represented by a single species of Ouratea similar to the Brazilian species Ouratea ..."
4. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1921)
"... Oriente (Shafer 3294)- Family OCHNACEAE Ouratea affinis Britton, sp. nov. A tree 3-5 m. high, the twigs slender, gray. Leaves coriaceous, lanceolate or ..."
5. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States. National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1905)
"A shrub or small tree 2 to 5 meters high, belonging to the family Ochnaceae. Reported from thickets and sandy beaches, Cangrejos, Bayamon, Fajardo, ..."