Definition of Family Winteraceae
1. Noun. Small family of chiefly tropical shrubs and trees of genera Drimys and Pseudowintera; sometimes included in Magnoliaceae.
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Ranales, Order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales
Member holonyms: Drimys, Genus Drimys, Genus Pseudowintera, Genus Wintera, Pseudowintera, Wintera
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Winteraceae
Literary usage of Family Winteraceae
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1. Materia medica and therapeutics: Vegetable Kingdom by Charles Douglas Fergusson Phillips (1874)
"The sub-family "Winteraceae contains two members which have been employed in European medicine, viz. ..."
2. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1841)
"... but from an examination of the properties of the bark, it is in all probability correctly supposed to be of the family Winteraceae. ..."