Definition of Quassia family
1. Noun. Chiefly tropical trees and shrubs with bitter bark having dry usually one-seeded winged fruit.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Geraniales, Order Geraniales
Member holonyms: Bitterwood Tree, Genus Simarouba, Simarouba, Genus Ailanthus, Genus Irvingia, Irvingia, Genus Kirkia, Kirkia, Genus Picrasma, Picrasma, Genus Quassia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quassia Family
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Literary usage of Quassia family
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1. Flora of the Southern United States: Containing an Abridged Description of by Alvan Wentworth Chapman (1897)
"(quassia family.) Trees or shrubs, with, usually, bitter milky juice, simple or pinnate exstipulate leaves, and regular perfect or polygamous ..."
2. A Manual of Materia Medica and Pharmacology: Comprising All Organic and by David Marvel Reynolds Culbreth (1917)
"It is mildly astringent. Dose, gr. 15-30 (1-2 Gm.), in diarrhoea, dysentery. 40. SI M A1U KA< 'KK quassia family. Sim-a-ru-ba'se-e. ..."
3. A Manual of Materia Medica and Pharmacology: Comprising All Organic and by David Marvel Reynolds Culbreth (1906)
"It is mildly astringent. Dose, гг. 15-30 (1-2 Gm.), in diarrhoea, dysentery. 45. SI МАК UB AGILE. quassia family. Sim-a-ru-ba'se-e. ..."
4. Field, Forest, and Garden Botany: A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants by Asa Gray (1895)
"... quassia family. May be regarded as Rutaceae without transparent dots in 'the leaves. (Phellodendron may be sought here. See the last family. ..."
5. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy for Students of Pharmacy, and by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"E, OR quassia family. Chiefly tropical or sub-tropical trees and shrubs, with alternate and pinnately compound leaves, regular flowers and drupaceous or ..."