Definition of Family punicaceae
1. Noun. One species: pomegranates.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Myrtales, Order Myrtales, Order Thymelaeales, Thymelaeales
Member holonyms: Genus Punica, Punica
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Punicaceae
Literary usage of Family punicaceae
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1. A Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger (1898)
"family punicaceae.—Comprising only the genus Punica, with two species. Punica Granatum, the Pomegranate, is a small tree with scattered, entire leaves; ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"family punicaceae. Pomegranate Family. This group, of which the pomegranate is the type, was formerly included in the Lythraceae, but is separated from that ..."
3. Sino-Iranica: Chinese Contributions to the History of Civilization in by Berthold Laufer (1919)
"... the sole genus with two species only within the family Punicaceae) as follows: "To conclude, botanical, historical, and philological ..."