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.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Myrtales, Order Myrtales, Order Thymelaeales, Thymelaeales
Member holonyms: Genus Daphne, Dirca, Genus Dirca
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Thymelaeaceae
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 ..."