Definition of Family phytolaccaceae

1. Noun. Chiefly tropical herbaceous plants (including shrubs and trees) with racemose flowers: genera Phytolacca, Agdestis, Ercilla, Rivina, Trichostigma.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Phytolaccaceae

family Phillidae
family Phocidae
family Phoenicopteridae
family Phoeniculidae
family Pholadidae
family Pholidae
family Pholididae
family Phthiriidae
family Phyllidae
family Phyllocladaceae
family Phyllostomatidae
family Phyllostomidae
family Phylloxeridae
family Physeteridae
family Physidae
family Phytolaccaceae
family Picidae
family Pieridae
family Pinaceae
family Pinnotheridae
family Piperaceae
family Pipidae
family Pipridae
family Pittidae
family Plantaginaceae
family Plasmodiidae
family Plasmodiophoraceae
family Plataleidae
family Platanaceae
family Platanistidae

Literary usage of Family phytolaccaceae

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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"family phytolaccaceae. Pokeweed Family. Contains about 22 genera and 90 species, mainly tropical. They are herbs or shrubs, with entire leaves destitute of ..."

2. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"... family (Phytolaccaceae), the Amaranth family (Amaranthaceae), the purslane family (Portulacaceae, including the purslane or "pursley," Portulaca ..."

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