Definition of Family Ulmaceae
1. Noun. A dicot family of the order Urticales including: genera Ulmus, Celtis, Planera, Trema.
Generic synonyms: Dicot Family, Magnoliopsid Family
Group relationships: Order Urticales, Urticales
Member holonyms: Genus Ulmus, Ulmus, Celtis, Genus Celtis, Genus Planera, Planera, Genus Trema, Trema
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Ulmaceae
Literary usage of Family Ulmaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Native Trees of Kentucky: A Handbook by Sarah Webb Maury (1910)
"... ELM FAMILY—Ulmaceae. This family contains two genera native to Kentucky: A. Genus Ulmus—Elms. H. Genus Celtis—Hackberries. A. ELMS—GENUS ULMUS. a. ..."
2. A Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger (1898)
"family Ulmaceae. i —Flowers hermaphrodite or, as a result of suppression, unisexual, with four to six peri- gone leaves ; stamens STRAIGHT in the bud: ovary ..."
3. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"Trees, shrubs, or herbs. Examples: the elm family (Ulmaceae. See Chapter LXII), the mulberry family (Moraceae), and the nettle family (Urticaceae). ..."
4. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"... beech; Castanea, chestnut; Quercus, oak. See Chapter LXI). 1206. Order Urticales.—Trees, shrubs, or herbs. Examples: the elm family (Ulmaceae. ..."
5. Lessons in Botany by George Francis Atkinson (1900)
"The elm family (ulmaceae).—The elm tree belongs to this family. The leaves of our American elm (Ulmus americana) are ovate, pointed, deeply serrate, ..."
6. The Indigenous Trees of the Hawaiian Islands by Joseph Francis Charles Rock (1913)
"The family Ulmaceae is at present to be found nearly everywhere in the tropical and extra tropical regions, though they are only sparingly represented in ..."
7. Plant Materials of Decorative Gardening: The Woody Plants by William Trelease (1917)
"Family ULMACEAE. Elm Family. A rather small family of little economic value except that some of the elms furnish the finest of shade- and street-trees, ..."
8. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1900)
"family Ulmaceae. Elm Family. Contains about 13 genera and 140 species, of wide distribution in both temperate and tropical regions, flm UK, the elm, ..."