Definition of Family salicaceae
1. Noun. Two genera of trees or shrubs having hairy catkins: Salix; Populus.
Generic synonyms: Hamamelid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Salicales, Salicales
Member holonyms: Genus Salix, Salix, Genus Populus, Populus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Salicaceae
Literary usage of Family salicaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lessons in Botany by George Francis Atkinson (1900)
"The willow family (salicaceae).—The willows represent a very interesting group of plants in which the Fig. 217. Spray of willow leaves, pistillate and ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1900)
"family salicaceae. Willow Family. This is the only example of its order, and it consists of two genera, Salix and Populus, with nearly 300 specis. ..."
3. The Essentials of Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey (1896)
"family salicaceae (The Willows): Shrubs and trees with alternate leaves ; perianth 0; ovules many on 2-4 parietal ..."
4. Pennsylvania Trees by Joseph Simon Illick, Pennsylvania Dept. of Forestry (1914)
"THE WILLOW FAMILY—SALICACEAE. The Willow family comprises about 200 species belonging to two genera, the well-known Willows and the Aspens or Poplars. ..."