Definition of Family Ochnaceae

1. Noun. Family of tropical evergreen trees and shrubs with thick shining parallel-veined leaves.

Exact synonyms: Ochna Family, Ochnaceae
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Hypericales, Order Hypericales, Order Parietales, Parietales
Member holonyms: Genus Ochna, Ochna

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Ochnaceae

family Nepenthaceae
family Nephropsidae
family Nepidae
family Neritidae
family Nidulariaceae
family Nitrobacteriaceae
family Noctuidae
family Nostocaceae
family Notonectidae
family Notoryctidae
family Nummulitidae
family Nyctaginaceae
family Nymphaeaceae
family Nymphalidae
family Nyssaceae
family Ochnaceae (current term)
family Ochotonidae
family Octopodidae
family Odobenidae
family Odontaspididae
family Oedogoniaceae
family Oestridae
family Ogcocephalidae
family Oleaceae
family Oleandraceae
family Onagraceae
family Oniscidae
family Ophidiidae
family Ophiodontidae
family Ophioglossaceae

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, ..."

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