Definition of Ephedraceae

1. Noun. Ephedras: in some classifications included in the Gnetaceae.

Exact synonyms: Family Ephedraceae
Generic synonyms: Gymnosperm Family
Group relationships: Gnetales, Order Gnetales
Member holonyms: Genus Ephedra



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ephedraceae

Eolus
Eora
Eos
Eosphorus
Eostre
Epacridaceae
Epacris impressa
Epacris obtusifolia
Epacris purpurascens
Eperythrozoon coccoides
Eperythrozoon ovis
Eperythrozoon suis
Eperythrozoon wenyoni
Eph.
Ephedra sinica
Ephedraceae (current term)
Ephemerida
Ephemeridae
Ephemeroptera
Ephes.
Ephesan
Ephesian
Ephesians
Ephestia
Ephestia elutella
Ephesus
Ephippidae
Ephippiorhynchus
Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Ephraim

Literary usage of Ephedraceae

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

1. Flora of the Rocky Mountains and Adjacent Plains, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming by Per Axel Rydberg (1917)
"Ephedraceae. JOINT FIR FAMILY. Shrubs or trees, with jointed opposite or fascicled branches, and scale-like opposite or whorled leaves. ..."

2. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1903)
"(Family, Ephedraceae.) Note the slender green stems and the dry scale-leaves. In what ways is this plant adapted to a xerophytic'environment ? 2. ..."

3. Essentials of College Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey, Ernst Athearn Bessey (1914)
"Ephedraceae. Small Equisetum-like shrubs with reduced, opposite leaves. —Ephedra. Family 12. Gnetaceae. Shrubs and trees with large, opposite, ..."

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