Definition of Family amygdalaceae
1. Noun. Used in former classifications for plum and peach and almond trees which are now usually classified as members of the genus Prunus.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Family Rosaceae, Rosaceae, Rose Family
Member holonyms: Amygdalus, Genus Amygdalus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Amygdalaceae
Literary usage of Family amygdalaceae
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1. A Text-book of pharmacology and some allied sciences: (therapeutics, Materia by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1906)
"Of some importance are: Amygdala amara (USP). Bitter almonds. The seeds of Amyg. Am., family Amygdalaceae. Cultivated. The oil is chiefly benzalde- hyd, ..."
2. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"... woods, and waste places throughout nearly the whole of North America. Part used.—Herb (nonofficial). Prunus serotina Ehrh. Plum family (Amygdalaceae). ..."
3. Bulletin by High School Dept, University of the State of New York (1899)
"... with distinct petals, and perigynous or epigynous flowers. Many trees and shrubs Aceraceae: MAPLE FAMILY. Rosaceae: ROSE FAMILY. Amygdalaceae ..."