Definition of Family oleaceae

1. Noun. Trees and shrubs having berries or drupes or capsules as fruits; sometimes placed in the order Oleales: olive; ash; jasmine; privet; lilac.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Oleaceae

family Notonectidae
family Notoryctidae
family Nummulitidae
family Nyctaginaceae
family Nymphaeaceae
family Nymphalidae
family Nyssaceae
family Ochnaceae
family Ochotonidae
family Octopodidae
family Odobenidae
family Odontaspididae
family Oedogoniaceae
family Oestridae
family Ogcocephalidae
family Oleaceae
family Oleandraceae
family Onagraceae
family Oniscidae
family Ophidiidae
family Ophiodontidae
family Ophioglossaceae
family Opisthocomidae
family Opisthognathidae
family Orchestiidae
family Orchidaceae
family Orectolobidae
family Oriolidae
family Ornithorhynchidae
family Orobanchaceae

Literary usage of Family oleaceae

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

1. Journal of Mycology by William Ashbrook Kellerman, Job Bicknell Ellis, Benjamin Matlack Everhart, United States Dept. of Agriculture. Section of Vegetable Pathology (1905)
"in Florida,1' members of the family Oleaceae, to which Fraxinus belongs, a number of trials were made to see if the number of hosts could be extended. ..."

2. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"Order Gentianales.—Herbs, shrubs, vines, or trees. Six families in the United States. The olive family (Oleaceae) includes the common lilac (Syrin- ga), ..."

3. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"The olive family (Oleaceae) includes the common lilac (Syrin- ga), the ash trees (Fraxinus), the privet (Ligustrum). The gentian family (Gentianaceae) among ..."

4. The Essentials of Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey (1896)
"family oleaceae (Olives) : Shrubs and trees (rarely herbs) with mostly opposite leaves ; corolla-lobes valvate or 0 ; stamens 2 (or 4) ; ovary 2-celled ..."

5. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1902)
"The order as a whole is medicinal ; it contains some useful, and not a few ornamental, plants. family oleaceae. Olive Family. ..."

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