Definition of Family araucariaceae

1. Noun. Tall evergreen cone-bearing trees of South America and Australia with broad leathery leaves; in some classifications included in the Pinaceae.

Exact synonyms: Araucaria Family, Araucariaceae
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Family
Group relationships: Coniferales, Order Coniferales
Member holonyms: Wollemi Pine, Genus Araucaria, Agathis, Genus Agathis

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Araucariaceae

family Anthocerotaceae
family Antilocapridae
family Aphididae
family Aphyllanthaceae
family Apiaceae
family Apidae
family Aplodontiidae
family Aplysiidae
family Apocynaceae
family Apodidae
family Apogonidae
family Apterygidae
family Aquifoliaceae
family Araceae
family Araliaceae
family Araucariaceae
family Arcellidae
family Arcidae
family Arctiidae
family Ardeidae
family Arecaceae
family Argasidae
family Argentinidae
family Argiopidae
family Argonautidae
family Ariidae
family Aristolochiaceae
family Armadillidiidae
family Artamidae
family Ascaphidae

Literary usage of Family araucariaceae

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

1. Essentials of College Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey, Ernst Athearn Bessey (1914)
"... confined to the mountains of California, were once widely distributed in the Northern Hemisphere. Fio. 153.— 501. The Old Pines (family araucariaceae). ..."

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