Definition of Family ambrosiaceae

1. Noun. In some classifications considered a separate family comprising a subgroup of the Compositae including the ragweeds.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Ambrosiaceae

family Alaudidae
family Albuginaceae
family Albulidae
family Alcedinidae
family Alcidae
family Aleyrodidae
family Alismataceae
family Alliaceae
family Alligatoridae
family Allioniaceae
family Aloeaceae
family Alopiidae
family Alstroemeriaceae
family Amaranthaceae
family Amaryllidaceae
family Ambrosiaceae
family Ambystomatidae
family Ameiuridae
family Amiidae
family Ammodytidae
family Amphioxidae
family Amphisbaenidae
family Amphiumidae
family Amygdalaceae
family Anabantidae
family Anacardiaceae
family Anarhichadidae
family Anatidae
family Ancylidae
family Ancylostomatidae

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, ..."

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