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.

Exact synonyms: Amygdalaceae
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

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
family Andrenidae
family Anguidae
family Anguillidae
family Anhimidae
family Anhingidae
family Anniellidae
family Annonaceae
family Anobiidae

Literary usage of Family amygdalaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 ..."

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