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Definition of the noun myrtaceae
What does myrtaceae mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- trees and shrubs yielding a fragrant oil
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- synonyms of Myrtaceae: family Myrtaceae / myrtle family
- more generic terms: dicot family / magnoliopsid family = family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
- member of: Myrtales / order Myrtales / order Thymelaeales / Thymelaeales = Myrtaceae; Combretaceae; Elaeagnaceae; Haloragidaceae; Melastomaceae; Lecythidaceae; Lythraceae; Rhizophoraceae; Onagraceae; Lecythidaceae
- myrtaceous tree = trees and shrubs
- genus Myrtus / Myrtus = type genus of the Myrtaceae
- genus Pimenta / Pimenta = allspice tree
- genus Eugenia / Eugenia = tropical trees and shrubs with aromatic leaves and often valuable hard wood
- genus Feijoa = small South American shrubs or trees
- genus Jambos / Jambos = used in some classifications for rose apples
- genus Myrciaria / Myrciaria / Myrcia = a genus of tropical American trees and shrubs of the myrtle family
- genus Psidium / Psidium = guavas
- genus Eucalyptus = tall trees native to the Australian region
- genus Syzygium / Syzygium = a tropical evergreen tree of the myrtle family native to the East Indies but cultivated elsewhere
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Gums, Resins, Tannin and Essential Oils by Cheryll Williams
The Myrtaceae is the most famous and widespread family on the Australian landmass. The genera it contains rate highly among the most unique and interesting flora on the continent – and are often characterised by distinctive essential oil ...
Case Studies by Kleber Del Claro, Paulo S. Oliveira, Victor Rico-Gray
Myrtaceae is an ecologically important family in many different areas of Brazilian territory. Campomanesia pubescens is a native Myrtaceae from Brazil, its hermaphrodite flowers offer pollen as the sole resource attracting six bee species , but ...
by Sir Joseph Paxton
The first division contains two great classes, and our Myrtaceae is a member of the first of these, inasmuch as its seeds have two lobes, whence the term Dicotyledones. This great class is again subdivided ; and its first division comprises all ...
by Richard Condit, Rolando Pérez, Nefertaris Daguerre
Thus, Myrtaceae are most often confused with several minor families with opposite leaves, especially Vochysiaceae and Lythraceae. Generally, if you can eliminate Melastomataceae and Rubiaceae, then Myrtaceae is a good guess for any ...
Native and Exotic Plants Grown for Scent and Flavor by Charles R. Boning
RELATIVES Myrtaceae is an important family of flowering plants, containing numerous fruit- bearing species and spice-producing species. The Myrtus genus is tiny, consisting only of the two species mentioned above. It is closely associated ...
a flower; 2, a stamen; 3, a transver-section of to-erarThe most singular form of Myrtaceae is that which or -- its name from a New Holland plant, called Chumoro- ----- in which the interior of the ovary contains but one r with from two to five ...
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Callistemon sp. (Myrtaceae)
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Quotes about Myrtaceae
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Scrabble value of M3Y4R1T1A1C3E1A1E1
The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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