Definition of Oxalidaceae
1. Noun. A family of widely distributed herbs of the order Geraniales; have compound leaves and pentamerous flowers.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Geraniales, Order Geraniales
Member holonyms: Genus Oxalis, Averrhoa, Genus Averrhoa
Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxalidaceae
Literary usage of Oxalidaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Flora of Miami: Being Descriptions of the Seed-plants Growing Naturally on by John Kunkel Small (1913)
"oxalidaceae. WOOD-SORREL FAMILY. Herbs or rarely shrubs, the sap sour. Leaves mostly alternate : blades ..."
2. New Manual of Botany of the Central Rocky Mountains (vascular Plants) by John Merle Coulter (1909)
"oxalidaceae Lindl. WOOD SORREL FAMILY Annual or perennial, leafy stemmed or acaulescent herbs, often with root- stocks or scaly bulbs, with sour sap (oxalic ..."
3. Lectures on Plant Physiology by Ludwig Jost (1907)
"... and Desmanthus plenus, and some oxalidaceae, ... To a more limited extent all Leguminosae and oxalidaceae, possibly all plants with ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
"... and its Causes in the Reading, Pennsylvania, Public and Parochial Schools." Elmer Bixler Ulrich : " Leaf Movements in the Family oxalidaceae. ..."