Definition of Family malpighiaceae
1. Noun. Tropical shrubs or trees.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Geraniales, Order Geraniales
Member holonyms: Genus Malpighia, Malpighia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Malpighiaceae
Literary usage of Family malpighiaceae
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1. The Essentials of Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey (1896)
"(Sp. 285.) Family Humiriaceae: Trees with alternate simple leaves ; pistil 5- to 7-celled ; endosperm copious. (Sp. 32.) family malpighiaceae: Trees and ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"The family Malpighiaceae, confined to tropical and subtropical countries, contains about 55 genera and 650 existing species, many of which are scandent, ..."
3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"family malpighiaceae. Malpighia Family. Contains about 50 genera and 600 species, natives mainly of tropical America. They are trees or shrubs with opposite ..."
4. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1921)
"BRITTON : CUBAN PLANTS NEW TO SCIENCE In dry rocky places, La Güira, north of Sumidero, Pinar del Rio (Shafer Family MALPIGHIACEAE ..."
5. A Manual of Structural Botany: An Introductory Textbook for Students of by Henry Hurd Rusby (1911)
"Those upon the outside of the calyx are extensively utilized in classification in the family Malpighiaceae, while those upon the inside are so used in the ..."