Definition of Family Grossulariaceae

1. Noun. In some classifications considered a part of the family Saxifragaceae: plants whose fruit is a berry.

Exact synonyms: Gooseberry Family, Grossulariaceae
Generic synonyms: Plant Family
Group relationships: Order Rosales, Rosales
Member holonyms: Genus Ribes, Ribes

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Grossulariaceae

family Giraffidae
family Glareolidae
family Gleicheniaceae
family Gliridae
family Globigerinidae
family Glossinidae
family Gnetaceae
family Gobiesocidae
family Gobiidae
family Gomphotheriidae
family Gonorhynchidae
family Goodeniaceae
family Gracilariidae
family Graminaceae
family Gramineae
family Grossulariaceae (current term)
family Gruidae
family Gryllidae
family Guttiferae
family Gyrinidae
family Hadrosauridae
family Haematopodidae
family Haemodoraceae
family Haemoproteidae
family Haemulidae
family Halictidae
family Haliotidae
family Haloragaceae
family Haloragidaceae
family Hamamelidaceae

Literary usage of Family Grossulariaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"The flowers are remarkable for the clusters of staminodia (imperfect stamens) borne at the base of each petal (see Fig. 108). family Grossulariaceae. ..."

2. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"The gooseberry family (Grossulariaceae), including the wild and the cultivated gooseberry. The witch-hazel family (Hamamelidaceae), including the ..."

3. Proceedings by Nebraska, Nebraska State Board of Agriculture, State Board of Agriculture (1914)
"GOOSEBERRY FAMILY (Grossulariaceae) Golden Currant (Ribes aureum Pursh.). Yields honey in early spring. Native in western Nebraska, and. introduced into the ..."

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