Definition of Family Winteraceae

1. Noun. Small family of chiefly tropical shrubs and trees of genera Drimys and Pseudowintera; sometimes included in Magnoliaceae.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Winteraceae

family Verbenaceae
family Vespertilionidae
family Vespidae
family Violaceae
family Viperidae
family Vireonidae
family Viscaceae
family Vitaceae
family Vittariaceae
family Viverridae
family Viverrinae
family Volvariaceae
family Volvocaceae
family Vombatidae
family Welwitschiaceae
family Winteraceae (current term)
family Xanthorrhoeaceae
family Xantusiidae
family Xenicidae
family Xenopodidae
family Xenosauridae
family Xiphiidae
family Xylariaceae
family Xyridaceae
family Zamiaceae
family Zannichelliaceae
family Zapodidae
family Zeidae
family Zingiberaceae
family Ziphiidae

Literary usage of Family Winteraceae

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

1. Materia medica and therapeutics: Vegetable Kingdom by Charles Douglas Fergusson Phillips (1874)
"The sub-family "Winteraceae contains two members which have been employed in European medicine, viz. ..."

2. Report by British Association for the Advancement of Science (1841)
"... but from an examination of the properties of the bark, it is in all probability correctly supposed to be of the family Winteraceae. ..."

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