Definition of Epacridaceae
1. Noun. Australasian shrubs or small trees.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Ericales, Order Ericales
Member holonyms: Australian Heath, Genus Epacris, Astroloma, Genus Astroloma, Genus Richea, Richea, Genus Styphelia, Styphelia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epacridaceae
Literary usage of Epacridaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"Epacridaceae. The family Epacridaceae has only a limited distribution. ... This is the richest genus in the family Epacridaceae of which the largest number ..."
2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... Ericaceae, Epacridaceae, ... Epacridaceae, Empetraceae, and of Loiseleuria or Azalea procumbens, ..."
3. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"The Epacridaceae, a well-developed Australian family of heath-like plants containing ... In any event, a comparative morphological study of Epacridaceae and ..."
4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1841)
"In the Ericaceae and Epacridaceae, the pollen grains, when dry, appear triangular or oval in some instances, triangular or rhombic in others, according to ..."
5. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"... Epacridaceae, Myoporaceae (Figs. 295, 296, 298). Narrow FIG. 394. Sclerophyllous flora of Cape Colony. ..."
6. Australasia by Henry Rees (1907)
"The heaths, which mostly belong to the family of the Epacridaceae, are before all the most typical of the Australian bushes, and include the Tasmanian ..."