Definition of Myrsinaceae

1. Noun. Family of Old World tropical trees and shrubs; some in Florida.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myrsinaceae

Myrmecobius
Myrmecobius fasciatus
Myrmecophaga
Myrmecophaga jubata
Myrmecophagidae
Myrmeleon
Myrmeleontidae
Myrmidon
Myroxylon balsamum
Myroxylon balsamum pereirae
Myroxylon pereirae
Myroxylon toluiferum
Myrrhis
Myrrhis odorata
Myrsinaceae (current term)
Myrsine
Myrtaceae
Myrtales
Myrtillocactus
Myrtillocactus geometrizans
Myrtle
Myrtus
Myrtus communis
Mysidacea
Mysidae
Mysis
Mysoline
Mysore
Mysore thorn

Literary usage of Myrsinaceae

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)
"Myrsinaceae. The family Myrsinaceae consists of 32 genera and about 770 species. The family is a distinctly tropical one and is distributed over the whole ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"The first of these, the Primulales, in its fullest development in existing floras includes the three families Myrsinaceae, Primulaceae and ..."

3. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun, F. W. Oliver (1895)
"The ovary is surmounted by a single style in Primulaceae and Myrsinaceae, ... Fossil remains of Myrsinaceae are known amongst the deposits of the Tertiary ..."

4. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"This includes the Myrsinaceae, Primula- ceae, ... the Myrsinaceae being characteristically tropical trees and shrubs (chiefly American), ..."

5. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"By one, or at most two, species the Erythroxylaceae, Connaraceae, Sapindaceae, Dilleniaceae, Myrsinaceae, Solanaceae, Loganiaceae, ..."

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