Definition of Bombacaceae

1. Noun. Tropical trees with large dry or fleshy fruit containing usually woolly seeds.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bombacaceae

Bolton-nasion plane
Bolton plane
Boltonia
Boltzmann
Boltzmann's constant
Boltzmann brain
Boltzmann brains
Boltzmann constant
Boltzmann distribution law
Boltzmannian
Bolzano
Bomarea
Bomarea edulis
Bomarea salsilla
Bomb
Bombacaceae
Bombardier
Bombax ceiba
Bombax malabarica
Bombay
Bombay cat
Bombay cats
Bombay ceiba
Bombay duck
Bombay hemp
Bombay mix
Bombay phenomenon
Bombay trait
Bombayite
Bombayites

Literary usage of Bombacaceae

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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; ..."

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