Definition of Styrax family
1. Noun. A widely distributed family of shrubs and trees of order Ebenales.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Ebenales, Order Ebenales
Member holonyms: Genus Styrax, Genus Halesia, Halesia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Styrax Family
Literary usage of Styrax family
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1. Forest Flora of Japan: Notes on the Forest Flora of Japan by Charles Sprague Sargent (1894)
"... THE styrax family, THE ARBORESCENT MEMBERS OF THE HEATH FAMILY, THE ASHES, AND THEIR ALLIES. CORNUS, which is exceedingly common in North America, ..."
2. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy for Students of Pharmacy, and by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"E, OR styrax family. A small family of about 75 species of trees and shrubs, mostly indigenous to tropical South America, a few representatives being found ..."
3. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Horticultural Society of London (1895)
"In the styrax family, including Symplocos, Styrax, and Pterostyrax, by far the most important, horticulturally speaking, are the two species of Styrax, ..."
4. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1873)
"... it by its peculiar vanilla-like odor, which, as well as the styrax family of plants, from which it is procured, connect it more closely with benzoin. ..."