Definition of Family ambrosiaceae
1. Noun. In some classifications considered a separate family comprising a subgroup of the Compositae including the ragweeds.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Aster Family, Asteraceae, Compositae, Family Asteraceae, Family Compositae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Ambrosiaceae
Literary usage of Family ambrosiaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"family ambrosiaceae. Ragweed Family. In this group the same floral structure prevails, except that the plants are monoecious or dioecious, ..."
2. Nature and Development of Plants by Carlton Clarence Curtis (1918)
"... the Ragweed family (Ambrosiaceae) of 55 species, and the Thistle family (Cardu- aceae) of over 11000 species. The most conspicuous feature of these ..."
3. Wild Flowers of New York by Homer Doliver House (1918)
"... (Xanthium) are usually placed in the Ragweed family (Ambrosiaceae) but here retained for convenience in the Sunflower family. ..."
4. Proceedings by Nebraska, Nebraska State Board of Agriculture, State Board of Agriculture (1902)
"THE RAGWEED FAMILY (Ambrosiaceae). 78. Here we find some of our worst weeds, as the Ragweeds, Marsh Elders, and Cockleburs. The plants are mostly coarse, ..."