Definition of Caesalpiniaceae
1. Noun. Spiny trees, shrubs, or perennial herbs, including the genera Caesalpinia, Cassia, Ceratonia, Bauhinia; commonly included in the family Leguminosae.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Fabaceae, Family Fabaceae, Family Leguminosae, Legume Family, Leguminosae, Pea Family
Lexicographical Neighbors of Caesalpiniaceae
Literary usage of Caesalpiniaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"The caesalpiniaceae in the Botanic Garden at Buitenzorg. i. GENERAL PREVALENCE OF PERIODIC PHENOMENA IN THE FUNCTIONS OF PLANTS. THE periodic phenomena of ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"They represent the families Mimosaceae, caesalpiniaceae and ... but referable to the caesalpiniaceae are classed under the form-genus ..."
3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1898)
"-X- Stamens few, rarely more than twice as many as the sepals. trees of the caesalpiniaceae). t Stamens as many as the sepals or fewer, and opposite them, ..."
4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1918)
"These are the acacia or mimosa family (Mimosaceae), the senna family (caesalpiniaceae), the krameria family (Kra- ..."
5. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter, John Kunkel Small (1903)
"caesalpiniaceae. Flowers irregular (nearly or quite regular in Gleditsia and ... caesalpiniaceae. Upper petal enclosing the lateral ones in the bud. Fam. ..."