Definition of Family guttiferae
1. Noun. Widely distributed family of chiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines that produce oils and resins and some usable timber.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Hypericales, Order Hypericales, Order Parietales, Parietales
Member holonyms: Calophyllum, Genus Calophyllum, Genus Clusia, Garcinia, Genus Garcinia, Genus Hypericum, Hypericum, Genus Mammea, Mammea, Genus Mesua, Mesua
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Guttiferae
Literary usage of Family guttiferae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"The family Guttiferae reaches its highest development between the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn, and only the genus Hypericum is found also outside the ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"family guttiferae. Gamboge Family. A tropical group comprising about 30 genera and 300 species, trees or shrubs abounding in resin, with opposite leaves and ..."
3. A Manual of Dangerous Insects Likely to be Introduced in the United States by United States Bureau of Entomology (1918)
"family guttiferae.) Tropical fruit tree now cultivated in Florida and California. MAMMEE APPLE INSECTS. DIPTERA. ..."
4. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science; Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1874)
"... and other plants of the natural family Guttiferae. According to the US Pharmacopoeia of 1873, it is derived from Garcinia ..."
5. A Contribution to Our Knowledge of Seedlings by John Lubbock (1896)
"In the family Guttiferae the embryo is large, filling the seed, to which it conforms: it presents a remarkable and abnormal case, inasmuch as it often FIG. ..."
6. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"The gamboge belongs to the family Guttiferae and the tree attains a height of 30 to 50 feet. A yellow viscid latex exudes from incisions made in the bark ..."