Definition of Family Zygophyllaceae
1. Noun. Small trees, shrubs, and herbs of warm arid and saline regions; often resinous; some poisonous: genera Zygophyllum, Tribulus, Guaiacum, Larrea.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Family
Group relationships: Geraniales, Order Geraniales
Member holonyms: Genus Zygophyllum, Zygophyllum, Bulnesia, Genus Bulnesia, Genus Guaiacum, Guaiacum, Genus Larrea, Larrea, Genus Tribulus, Tribulus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Zygophyllaceae
Literary usage of Family Zygophyllaceae
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)
"family Zygophyllaceae. Caltrop or Bean-caper Family. Contains about 20 genera and 150 species, of wide distribution in warm and tropical regions. ..."
2. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States. National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1905)
"family Zygophyllaceae; a leafy herbaceous plant. Secured by Sintenis in cultivated grounds near Manati. Lablab vulgaris. See Dolichos lablab. ..."
3. Economic plants of Porto Rico by Orator Fuller Cook, Guy N. Collins (1903)
"family Zygophyllaceae; found near Guanica by Bello. A perennial herb common to seashores of all continents. Said to be cultivated for its flowers in Jamaica ..."
4. Flora of the District of Columbia and Vicinity by Albert Spear Hitchcock, United States National Museum (1919)
"... parviflora Norton, of the family Zygophyllaceae, vai collected in the Department of Agriculture Grounds in 1895 (GH Hicks). ..."