Definition of Family bignoniaceae
1. Noun. Trees or shrubs or woody vines or herbs having fruit resembling gourds or capsules; sometimes placed in the order Scrophulariales.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Polemoniales, Polemoniales
Member holonyms: Bignoniad, Bignonia, Genus Bignonia, Genus Catalpa, Chilopsis, Genus Chilopsis, Crescentia, Genus Crescentia
Specialized synonyms: Campsis Radicans, Trumpet Creeper, Trumpet Vine
Derivative terms: Bignoniaceous
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Bignoniaceae
Literary usage of Family bignoniaceae
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1. Plant Materials of Decorative Gardening: The Woody Plants by William Trelease (1917)
"Family BIGNONIACEAE. Bignonia Family. A rather small warm-region family including many woody climbers, frequent in conservatories, and some trees; ..."
2. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"The trumpet-creeper family (Bignoniaceae) includes the trum' pet-creeper (Bignonia), the catalpa tree, and others. ..."
3. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1903)
"Family, Bignoniaceae. The Catalpa is cultivated extensively and blooms abundantly in May and June. 1. Study the large compound panicle and draw a single ..."
4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"family bignoniaceae. Bignonia Family. Consists of climbing shrubs or trees, with usually opposite compound leaves and showy flowers. Calyx 4-5-toothed, ..."
5. Contributions to the Paleobotany of Peru, Bolivia and Chile: Five Papers by Edward Wilber Berry (1922)
"... is represented by a form referred to Cordia of the family Boraginaceae and by species of Tecoma and Bignonia of the family Bignoniaceae. ..."