Definition of Family cactaceae

1. Noun. Constituting the order Opuntiales.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Cactaceae

family Branchiostomidae
family Brevicipitidae
family Bromeliaceae
family Brotulidae
family Bruchidae
family Bryaceae
family Buccinidae
family Bucconidae
family Bucerotidae
family Bufonidae
family Burhinidae
family Burmanniaceae
family Burseraceae
family Buxaceae
family Cactaceae
family Caeciliadae
family Caeciliidae
family Caenolestidae
family Caesalpiniaceae
family Callionymidae
family Calliphoridae
family Callithricidae
family Callitrichaceae
family Calostomataceae
family Calycanthaceae
family Camelidae
family Campanulaceae
family Cancridae
family Canellaceae

Literary usage of Family cactaceae

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1. The Cactaceae: Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Joseph Nelson Rose (1919)
"... often broad or elongated; endosperm little or copious; radicle terete. The order consists of the following family only: Family CACTACEAE Lindley, Nat. ..."

2. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"... of only slight importance within the tropics. The Podostemaceae are tropical aquatic plants. The American family Cactaceae, the sole constituent of the ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"THE first-named order, which takes its name from the genus of cacti to which the prickly pear belongs, consists only of the following: family cactaceae. ..."

4. A Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger (1898)
"... With the single family Cactaceae.—Flowers epigynous, actino morphic, hermaphrodite; perianth and ..."

5. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"This includes the single family Cactaceae, with about 1000 species. This characteristic American family presents a strange mixture of primitive and advanced ..."

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