Definition of Family saxifragaceae

1. Noun. A large and diverse family of evergreen or deciduous herbs; widely distributed in northern temperate and cold regions; sometimes includes genera of the family Hydrangeaceae.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Saxifragaceae

family Salamandridae
family Salicaceae
family Salmonidae
family Salpidae
family Salvadoraceae
family Salviniaceae
family Santalaceae
family Sapindaceae
family Sapotaceae
family Sarcoptidae
family Sarcoscyphaceae
family Sarraceniaceae
family Saturniidae
family Satyridae
family Saururaceae
family Saxifragaceae
family Scarabaeidae
family Scaridae
family Scheuchzeriaceae
family Schistosomatidae
family Schizaeaceae
family Schizophyceae
family Schizosaccharomycetaceae
family Sciadopityaceae
family Sciaenidae
family Sciaridae
family Scincidae
family Sciuridae
family Sclerodermataceae
family Sclerotiniaceae

Literary usage of Family saxifragaceae

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

1. Botany, with Agricultural Applications by John Nathan Martin (1920)
"Closely related to the Rose family is the Saxifrage family (Saxifragaceae), the family to which the Gooseberry, Currant, Syringa, and Hydrangea belong. ..."

2. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"The saxifrage family (Saxifragaceae), containing a number of species. Example, Saxifraga virginiensis. ..."

3. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"The saxifrage family (Saxifragaceae), containing a number of species. Example, Saxifraga virginiensis. The gooseberry family (Grossulariaceae), ..."

4. Plant Materials of Decorative Gardening: The Woody Plants by William Trelease (1917)
"Family SAXIFRAGACEAE. Saxifrage Family. A moderate-sized family including many perennial herbs used in gardening; the source of gooseberries and garden ..."

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