Definition of Family myristicaceae
1. Noun. Family of aromatic tropical trees with arillate seeds.
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Ranales, Order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales
Member holonyms: Genus Myristica, Myristica
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Myristicaceae
Literary usage of Family myristicaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"The South American genus Xylopia is similarly useful. MM. original. Family Myristicaceae. Nutmeg Family. Consists of the Single M ^ California nutmeg . ..."
2. The Volatile Oils by Eduard Gildemeister, Friedrich Hoffmann (1900)
"... which belongs to the family Myristicaceae and which attains a height of 20 meters, is indigenous to the Molucca, Banda and Sunda islands. ..."
3. The Forests of Mindoro by Melvin Leroy Merritt (1908)
"several species each of the genera Canarium, Eugenia, and Palaquium, and of the botanical family Myristicaceae are among the most common. ..."