Definition of Piperaceae
1. Noun. Tropical woody vines and herbaceous plants having aromatic herbage and minute flowers in spikelets.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Piperales, Piperales
Member holonyms: Genus Piper, Piper, Genus Peperomia
Lexicographical Neighbors of Piperaceae
Literary usage of Piperaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1902)
"BOTANICAL GAZETTE NOVEMBER, 1902 ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF CERTAIN Piperaceae. DUNCAN S. JOHNSON. (WITH PLATES ix-x) IN an earlier paper on Peperomia I stated ..."