Definition of Hypericaceae
1. Noun. Used in some classification systems for plants usually included among the Guttiferae.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Hypericales, Order Hypericales, Order Parietales, Parietales
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypericaceae
Literary usage of Hypericaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"Such forms are found in the hypericaceae. ... recognize in them merely areas of the torus on which the staminal formation in many hypericaceae is localized, ..."
2. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"hypericaceae. Leaves stipulate ; blades not punctate : stamens as many as the ... hypericaceae Lindl. ST. JOHN'S-WORT FAMILY. Sepals 4, the pairs unequal ..."
3. Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan, Asa Don Dickinson (1917)
"JOHN'S-WORT FAMILY (hypericaceae) Common St. John's-wort Hypericum perforatum Flowers—Bright yellow, 1 in. across or less, several or many in terminal ..."