Definition of Family malpighiaceae

1. Noun. Tropical shrubs or trees.

Exact synonyms: Malpighiaceae
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Geraniales, Order Geraniales
Member holonyms: Genus Malpighia, Malpighia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Malpighiaceae

family Lycaenidae
family Lycoperdaceae
family Lycopodiaceae
family Lycosidae
family Lygaeidae
family Lymantriidae
family Lythraceae
family Machilidae
family Macropodidae
family Macrorhamphosidae
family Macrouridae
family Macruridae
family Magnoliaceae
family Majidae
family Malacanthidae
family Malpighiaceae
family Malvaceae
family Mammutidae
family Manidae
family Manteidae
family Mantidae
family Mantispidae
family Marantaceae
family Marattiaceae
family Marchantiaceae
family Marsileaceae
family Martyniaceae
family Mastodontidae
family Mastotermitidae
family Mayacaceae

Literary usage of Family malpighiaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 G├╝ira, 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 ..."

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