Definition of Family Violaceae
1. Noun. A family of order Parietales including the genera Viola, Hybanthus, Hymenanthera, Melicytus.
Generic synonyms: Dilleniid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Hypericales, Order Hypericales, Order Parietales, Parietales
Member holonyms: Genus Viola, Viola, Genus Hybanthus, Hybanthus, Genus Hymenanthera, Hymenanthera, Genus Melicytus, Melicytus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Violaceae
Literary usage of Family Violaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"Viola tricolor L. Violet family (Violaceae). Pansy; heartsease. Small herb, 4 to 12 inches high, introduced from Europe; found in waste place», ..."
2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"... tabulated in the foregoing table, fall into eight natural orders: Ranunculaceae (buttercup family), Cruciferae (cress family) Violaceae (violet family). ..."
3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"family Violaceae. Violet Family. Includes about 15 genera and 325 species, of wide distribution. Many of the tropical genera are shrubs or trees, ..."