Definition of Rhamnaceae
1. Noun. Trees and shrubs usually thorny bearing drupaceous fruit many having medicinal value.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Rhamnales, Rhamnales
Member holonyms: Genus Rhamnus, Rhamnus, Colubrina, Genus Colubrina, Genus Ziziphus, Ziziphus, Genus Paliurus, Paliurus, Genus Pomaderris, Pomaderris
Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhamnaceae
Literary usage of Rhamnaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Flora of Vermont: A List of the Fern and Seed Plants Growing Without Cultivation by Ezra Brainerd, Vermont Botanical Club, Lewis Ralph Jones, Willard Webster Eggleston (1900)
"Rhamnaceae. BUCKTHORN FAMILY CEANOTHUS C . Americanus, L. New Jersey Tea. Dry woodlands ; common. C . ovatus, Desf. Sandy banks of Lake Champlain, ..."
2. Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan, Asa Don Dickinson (1917)
"BUCKTHORN FAMILY (Rhamnaceae) New Jersey Tea; Wild Snowball; Red-root Ceanothus americanus Flowers—Small, white, on white pedicels, crowded in dense, ..."