Definition of Crowfoot family
1. Noun. A family of Ranunculaceae.
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Ranales, Order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales
Member holonyms: Genus Ranunculus, Ranunculus, Aconitum, Genus Aconitum, Actaea, Genus Actaea, Adonis, Genus Adonis, Genus Anemone, Anemonella, Genus Anemonella, Genus Aquilegia, Caltha, Genus Caltha, Cimicifuga, Genus Cimicifuga, Genus Clematis, Coptis, Genus Coptis, Consolida, Genus Consolida, Genus Delphinium, Eranthis, Genus Eranthis, Genus Helleborus, Helleborus, Genus Hepatica, Genus Hydrastis, Hydrastis, Genus Isopyrum, Isopyrum, Genus Laccopetalum, Laccopetalum, Genus Nigella, Genus Pulsatilla, Pulsatilla, Genus Thalictrum, Thalictrum, Genus Trautvetteria, Trautvetteria, Genus Trollius, Trollius
Lexicographical Neighbors of Crowfoot Family
Literary usage of Crowfoot family
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"crowfoot family. Annual or perennial herbs, or rarely climbing shrubs, with acrid sap. Leaves alternate (except in Clematis), simple or compound. ..."
2. Flora of the Southern United States: Containing an Abridged Description of by Alvan Wentworth Chapman (1897)
"... (crowfoot family.) Chiefly herbs, rarely shrubs or woody vines, with watery acrid juice. Leaves exstipulate, oftener divided. ..."
3. Southern Wild Flowers and Trees: Together with Shrubs, Vines and Various by Alice Lounsberry (1901)
"... pubescence which to some extent they always retain. Often the fruits grow two together and are pear-shaped and fleshy. THE crowfoot family. ..."
4. Manual of the Botany (Phænogamia and Pteridophyta) of the Rocky Mountain by John Merle Coulter (1885)
"Ж. (crowfoot family.) Herbaceous or somewhat shrubby plants with very diverse characters ; generally distinguished by the ..."
5. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"... crowfoot family. Not perfectly distinguished by any one or two particular marks, but may be known, on the whole, by having numerous stamens, ..."
6. Scientific and Applied Pharmacognosy: Intended for the Use of Students in by Henry Kraemer (1915)
"... ,E, OR crowfoot family. A large family, consisting of about 1000 species, widely distributed except in the tropics. They are mostly annual or perennial ..."