Definition of Meadow-beauty family

1. Noun. A family of trees and bushes and herbs of order Myrtales; many are cultivated as ornamentals.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Meadow-beauty Family

mea culpa
meacock
meacocks
mead
mead-bench
mead-benches
mead-johnson nutritionals
mead bench
mead hall
meader
meaderies
meaders
meadery
meadlike
meadow
meadow-beauty family (current term)
meadow beauty
meadow bright
meadow brown
meadow browns
meadow clary
meadow cranesbill
meadow cress
meadow dermatitis
meadow fern
meadow fescue
meadow foxtail
meadow goldenrod

Literary usage of Meadow-beauty family

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

1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"1818. i meadow-beauty family. Herbs (shrubs or trees in tropical regions), with opposite 3-g-nerved simple leaves, and regular perfect, often showy, ..."

2. Southern Wild Flowers and Trees: Together with Shrubs, Vines and Various by Alice Lounsberry (1901)
"... it has been imported from eastern Asia. When well grown and hung with its deep pink, crinkly- bloom it is very beautiful. THE MEADOW=BEAUTY FAMILY. ..."

3. Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect by Neltje Blanchan (1907)
"... Deer Grass (Rhexia Virginica) meadow-beauty family Flowers—Purplish pink, i to i>2 in. across, pedicelled, clustered at top of stem. ..."

4. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"... MEADOW BEAUTY FAMILY. 1. RHEXIA L. Stems terete : leaf-blades relatively narrow, mainly short-petioled. i. R. Mariana. Stems angled : leaf-blades ..."

5. Nature's Garden: An Aid to Knowledge of Our Wild Flowers and Their Insect by Neltje Blanchan (1900)
"... Deer Grass (Rhexia Virginica) meadow-beauty family Flowers—Purplish pink, i to i}£ in. across, pedicelled, clustered at top of stem. ..."

6. Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1908)
"It belongs to the meadow-beauty family, few species of which occur in cool regions; it is largely represented in warm temperate and tropical regions, ..."

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