Definition of Family tamaricaceae
1. Noun. Family of desert shrubs and trees (mostly halophytes and xerophytes).
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Hypericales, Order Hypericales, Order Parietales, Parietales
Member holonyms: Genus Tamarix, Tamarix, Genus Myricaria, Myricaria
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Tamaricaceae
Literary usage of Family tamaricaceae
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1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"family tamaricaceae. Tamarisk Family. Contains 4 genera and about 40 species, trees or small alternate leaves and white or pink solitary or clustered ..."
2. Plant Materials of Decorative Gardening: The Woody Plants by William Trelease (1917)
"Family TAMARICACEAE. Tamarisk Family. A very small family of little use aside from landscape planting. TAMARIX. Tamarisk. Salt Cedar. ..."
3. Proceedings by Nebraska, Nebraska State Board of Agriculture, State Board of Agriculture (1907)
"family tamaricaceae. TAMARISK FAMILY. Tamarix gallica L. Tamarisk. Leaves rhombic-ovate, acute or acuminate, half clasping the stem, ..."