Definition of Family Verbenaceae
1. Noun. Family of New World tropical and subtropical herbs and shrubs and trees.
Generic synonyms: Asterid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Order Polemoniales, Polemoniales
Member holonyms: Genus Verbena, Avicennia, Genus Avicennia, Avicenniaceae, Family Avicenniaceae, Aegiceras, Genus Aegiceras, Genus Tectona, Tectona
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Verbenaceae
Literary usage of Family Verbenaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan, Asa Don Dickinson (1917)
"deed, the genus takes its name from Echis, the Greek viper. VERVAIN FAMILY (Verbenaceae) Blue Vervain; Wild Hyssop; ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"The family Verbenaceae includes about 73 genera and 1300 existing species of widely distributed herbs, shrubs, or in tropical countries trees. ..."
3. Plant Materials of Decorative Gardening: The Woody Plants by William Trelease (1917)
"Family VERBENACEAE. Verbena Family. A moderately small family, chiefly of woody species in the tropics, yielding the teak lumber used in ship-building. ..."
4. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"The v-na'n family (verbenaceae) contains the verbenas. The mint family (Labiatae) contains the mints (Mentha), skullcap (Scutellaria), dead-nettles (Lamium) ..."
5. The Essentials of Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey (1896)
"family Verbenaceae (Verbenas) : Herbs, shrubs, and trees with usually opposite leaves, stigma usually undivided. (Sp. 740. ..."
6. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"... Nova Scotia to Minnesota, southward to Florida. Parts weil.—Leaves and flowers (nonofficial). Verbena hastata L. Vervain family ( Verbenaceae ). ..."