Definition of Lennoaceae
1. Noun. Family of fleshy parasitic herbs lacking green foliage and having heads of small flowers; California and Mexico.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Ericales, Order Ericales
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lennoaceae
Literary usage of Lennoaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"... evergreen foliage-leaves; the Monotropaceae and lennoaceae are parasites or saprophytes (see vol. ip 252), and are destitute of chlorophyll. ..."
2. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"-H Fruit 5 - many-celled. 54. Ericaceae, p. 448. Fruit berry-like or capsular, 5-ID-celled, 5 - many-seeded, with central 55. lennoaceae, p ..."
3. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"... others, such as Balanophoraceae and lennoaceae, with a general fungoid form that no longer recalls the appearance of flowering plants. ..."
4. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"... lennoaceae, Ericaceae, Epacridaceae, and Diapensiaceae, together containing a little more than 1700 species, by far the largest family being Ericaceae ..."