Definition of Geraniaceae
1. Noun. Chiefly herbaceous plants.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Geraniales, Order Geraniales
Member holonyms: Geranium, Genus Geranium, Genus Pelargonium, Pelargonium, Erodium, Genus Erodium
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Geraniaceae
Literary usage of Geraniaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder, Dukinfield Henry Scott (1908)
"The STRUCTURE OF THE LEAF in the geraniaceae has recently been studied in ... According to Brunies,, the geraniaceae investigated by him have clothing hairs ..."
2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"geraniaceae J. St. Hil. Expos. Fam. 2: 51. 1805. GERANIUM FAMILY. Herbs with alternate or opposite leaves, and axillary solitary or clustered perfect ..."