Definition of Family thymelaeaceae

1. Noun. Family of trees and shrubs and herbs having tough bark that are found especially in Australia and tropical Africa.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Thymelaeaceae

family Tetragoniaceae
family Tetranychidae
family Tetraodontidae
family Tetraonidae
family Tettigoniidae
family Theaceae
family Thelephoraceae
family Thelypteridaceae
family Theophrastaceae
family Theraphosidae
family Theridiidae
family Thiobacteriaceae
family Thraupidae
family Threskiornithidae
family Thripidae
family Thymelaeaceae
family Tiliaceae
family Tilletiaceae
family Timaliidae
family Tinamidae
family Tineidae
family Tingidae
family Tipulidae
family Titanosauridae
family Todidae
family Torpedinidae
family Tortricidae
family Toxotidae
family Trachipteridae
family Tragulidae

Literary usage of Family thymelaeaceae

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

1. Plant Materials of Decorative Gardening: The Woody Plants by William Trelease (1917)
"Family THYMELAEACEAE. Mezereon Family. A small family of little importance apart from landscape use; one species famed in Asia for its very fragrant flowers ..."

2. Field Book of American Trees and Shrubs: A Concise Description of the by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1915)
"MEZEREUM FAMILY. Thymelaeaceae. Shrubs with alternate-growing, toothless leaves, and perfect flowers borne in small clusters at the base of the leaves, ..."

3. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"The family Thymelaeaceae is a rather small one, consisting of 37 gei about 455 species. With the exception of the Polar zones, the famil tributed over the ..."

4. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1911)
"It belongs to that select little family Thymelaeaceae, one of the few families of plants that "hasn't any poor relations." It has but one protoplasmic ..."

5. Reading List on Papermaking Materials by Clarence Jay West (1921)
"Ruby gives the following example of the application of his scheme of indexing, using a plant of the family Thymelaeaceae as his subject: 1—Description of ..."

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