Definition of Bombacaceae
1. Noun. Tropical trees with large dry or fleshy fruit containing usually woolly seeds.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Malvales, Order Malvales
Member holonyms: Bombax, Genus Bombax, Adansonia, Genus Adansonia, Ceiba, Genus Ceiba, Durio, Genus Durio, Genus Montezuma, Genus Ochroma, Ochroma, Genus Pseudobombax, Pseudobombax
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bombacaceae
Literary usage of Bombacaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Contributions to the Paleobotany of Peru, Bolivia and Chile: Five Papers by Edward Wilber Berry (1922)
"Of the 3 species referred to the bombacaceae, Bombax play ens e Engelhardt ... The family bombacaceae consists of about 20 genera and 125 existing species, ..."
2. Untersuchungen über Chlorophyll: Pioneer History of the Territorial and by State Library of Iowa, Johnson Brigham, Richard Willstätter, Arthur Stoll, Berlin Kaiser Wilhelm-institut für chemie (1913)
"... Polygalaceae, Linaceae, Buxa- ceae, Celastraceae, Aceraceae, Hippocastanaceae, Balsaminaceae, Tiliaceae, Malvaceae, bombacaceae, Dilleniaceae, ..."
3. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"... bombacaceae are conspicuous for their large dimensions, especially the great thickness of their stems and the magnificence of their flowers. ..."
4. The Philippine Journal of Science by Institute of Science and Technology (Philippines) (1907)
"... Burseraceae, Elaeocarpaceae, Tiliaceae, Malvaceae, bombacaceae, Sterculiaceae, Rosaceae, and Rutaceae, by Perkins; Symplocaceae by A. Brand; ..."