Definition of Family chloranthaceae
1. Noun. Small family of tropical herbs and shrubs and trees.
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
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. ..."