Definition of 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 Thymelaeaceae
Literary usage of Thymelaeaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Flora of Vermont: A List of the Fern and Seed Plants Growing Without Cultivation by Ezra Brainerd, Vermont Botanical Club, Lewis Ralph Jones, Willard Webster Eggleston (1900)
"thymelaeaceae DAPHNE D. MEZEREUM, L. Garden escape, in rocky woods. Burlington, Jones. DIRCA D. palustris, L. Leatherwood. Moist open woods ; frequent. ..."
2. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"... Proteaceae, Polygalaceae, thymelaeaceae, Ericaceae. Flat leaves are feebly represented in the Cape flora, especially those of large V ..."