Definition of Connaraceae
1. Noun. Mostly tropical climbing shrubs or small trees; closely related to Leguminosae.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Rosales, Rosales
Lexicographical Neighbors of Connaraceae
Literary usage of Connaraceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. North American Flora by New York Botanical Garden (1905)
"Connaraceae BY NATHANIEL LORD BRITTON Trees, shrubs, or woody vines, with alternate ... Connaraceae."
2. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"By one, or at most two, species the Erythroxylaceae, Connaraceae, Sapindaceae, Dilleniaceae, Myrsinaceae, Solanaceae, Loganiaceae, ..."
3. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1862)
"... to Connaraceae inclusive. A conspectus is given of Polypetalous Dicotyledons. These are divided into three ... The order Connaraceae belongs to the ..."
4. The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin (1909)
"Again, in another work he says, the genera of the Connaraceae "differ in having one or more ovaria, in the existence or absence of albumen, in the imbricate ..."