Definition of Family rosaceae

1. Noun. A large family of dicotyledonous plants of order Rosales; have alternate leaves and five-petaled flowers with numerous stamens.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Rosaceae

family Rheidae
family Rhincodontidae
family Rhinobatidae
family Rhinocerotidae
family Rhinolophidae
family Rhinotermitidae
family Rhiptoglossa
family Rhizobiaceae
family Rhizophoraceae
family Rhizopogonaceae
family Rhodymeniaceae
family Rhyniaceae
family Rickettsiaceae
family Roccellaceae
family Roridulaceae
family Rosaceae
family Rubiaceae
family Ruscaceae
family Russulaceae
family Rutaceae
family Rynchopidae
family Saccharomycetaceae
family Sagittariidae
family Salamandridae
family Salicaceae
family Salmonidae
family Salpidae
family Salvadoraceae
family Salviniaceae
family Santalaceae

Literary usage of Family rosaceae

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)
"... ROSE FAMILY—Rosaceae. The tree forms of this family are classified in three genera: A. Genus Primus—Wild Cherries and Plums. ..."

2. Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan, Asa Don Dickinson (1917)
"... the soothing extract distilled from its juices. Its yellow, thread-like blossoms are the latest to appear in the autumn woods. ROSE FAMILY (Rosaceae ..."

3. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"Rose family (Rosaceae). Rubus; sand-blackberry; knee-high blackberry. Shrubby plant, 1 to 3 feet high; in sandy soil from Connecticut to Florida, ..."

4. Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1908)
"He has prepared a monograph of the first half of the family Rosaceae, which is to be published in a forthcoming part of the NORTH AMERICAN FLORA, ..."

5. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1901)
"family rosaceae. Rose Family. The modern tendency toward the recognition of smaller and more sharply denned natural families of plants is well exemplified ..."

6. Agricultural Botany by William Darlington (1847)
"The Rose family. ROSACEAE PROPER. The Sub-order 01 ROSACEAE, of which the genus Rosa is the special type. Rostrate, beaked ; having a process resembling the ..."

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