Definition of Family Grossulariaceae
1. Noun. In some classifications considered a part of the family Saxifragaceae: plants whose fruit is a berry.
Generic synonyms: Plant Family
Group relationships: Order Rosales, Rosales
Member holonyms: Genus Ribes, Ribes
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Grossulariaceae
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 ..."