Definition of Family chloranthaceae

1. Noun. Small family of tropical herbs and shrubs and trees.

Exact synonyms: Chloranthaceae
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Piperales, Piperales
Member holonyms: Chloranthus, Genus Chloranthus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Chloranthaceae

family Chamaeleontidae
family Characeae
family Characidae
family Characinidae
family Charadriidae
family Chelonidae
family Cheloniidae
family Chelydridae
family Chenopodiaceae
family Chermidae
family Chimaeridae
family Chinchillidae
family Chironomidae
family Chlamydiaceae
family Chlamydomonadaceae
family Chloranthaceae
family Chlorophthalmidae
family Chrysochloridae
family Chrysomelidae
family Chrysopidae
family Chytridiaceae
family Cicadellidae
family Cicadidae
family Cichlidae
family Cicindelidae
family Ciconiidae
family Cimicidae
family Cinclidae
family Cistaceae
family Cladoniaceae

Literary usage of Family chloranthaceae

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1. The Essentials of Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey (1896)
"family chloranthaceae: No perianth whatever ; pistil 1 with 1 ovule ; mostly trees and shrubs with opposite leaves and small flowers. (Sp. 34. ..."

2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1900)
"family chloranthaceae. Chloranthus Family. A small and unimportant group, closely allied to the ..."

3. Economic plants of Porto Rico by Orator Fuller Cook, Guy N. Collins (1903)
"family chloranthaceae; a shrub 12 to 16 feet (4 to 5 meters) high, in mountain woods. A related species is called ' ' headache weed ' ' in Jamaica. ..."

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