family Proteaceae

family Proteaceae
noun
large family of Australian and South African shrubs and trees with leathery leaves and clustered mostly tetramerous flowers; constitutes the order Proteales
Syn: ↑Proteaceae, ↑protea family
Hypernyms: ↑dicot family, ↑magnoliopsid family
Member Holonyms: ↑Proteales, ↑order Proteales
Member Meronyms:

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  • Proteaceae — noun large family of Australian and South African shrubs and trees with leathery leaves and clustered mostly tetramerous flowers; constitutes the order Proteales • Syn: ↑family Proteaceae, ↑protea family • Hypernyms: ↑dicot family, ↑magnoliopsid… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Proteaceae — taxobox name = Proteaceae image caption = Inflorescence of Protea cynaroides regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots ordo = Proteales familia = Proteaceae familia authority = Juss. subdivision ranks = Genera… …   Wikipedia

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  • On the natural order of plants called Proteaceae — The first page of On the Proteaceae of Jussieu On the natural order of plants called Proteaceae, also published as On the Proteaceae of Jussieu , was a paper written by Robert Brown on the taxonomy of the plant family Proteaceae. It was read to… …   Wikipedia

  • On the Proteaceae: the evolution and classification of a southern family — On the Proteaceae redirects here. For Robert Brown s 1810 paper, see On the Proteaceae of Jussieu. On the Proteaceae: the evolution and classification of a southern family is a highly influential monograph on the evolution, biogeography and… …   Wikipedia

  • dicot family — noun family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination • Syn: ↑magnoliopsid family • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑magnoliid dicot family, ↑hamamelid dicot family, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • magnoliopsid family — noun family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination • Syn: ↑dicot family • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑magnoliid dicot family, ↑hamamelid dicot family, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • protea family — noun large family of Australian and South African shrubs and trees with leathery leaves and clustered mostly tetramerous flowers; constitutes the order Proteales • Syn: ↑Proteaceae, ↑family Proteaceae • Hypernyms: ↑dicot family, ↑magnoliopsid… …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of trees and shrubs by taxonomic family — The following is a list of trees and shrubs of high notoriety. Taxonomic families for the following trees and shrubs are listed in alphabetical order, likewise the genera and closely related species.=GYMNOSPERMS= =CONIFERS= Araucariaceae: The… …   Wikipedia

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