family Hamamelidaceae


family Hamamelidaceae
noun
comprises genera Hamamelis, Corylopsis, Fothergilla, Liquidambar, Parrotia, and other small genera
Hypernyms: ↑hamamelid dicot family
Member Holonyms: ↑Hamamelidae, ↑subclass Hamamelidae
Member Meronyms:

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  • Hamamelidaceae — n. A natural family of plants comprising the genera {Hamamelis}; {Corylopsis}; {Fothergilla}; {Liquidambar}; {Parrotia}; and other small genera. Syn: family {Hamamelidaceae}, witch hazel family. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hamamelidaceae — noun comprises genera Hamamelis, Corylopsis, Fothergilla, Liquidambar, Parrotia, and other small genera • Syn: ↑family Hamamelidaceae, ↑witch hazel family • Hypernyms: ↑hamamelid dicot family • Member Holonyms: ↑Hamamelidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hamamelidaceae — Taxobox name = Hamamelidaceae image width = 245px image caption = Flowers of Fothergilla major (Witch alder) regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Saxifragales familia = Hamamelidaceae familia authority = R.… …   Wikipedia

  • Hamamelidaceae — Zaubernussgewächse Parrotia persica Blüten Systematik Abteilung: Bedecktsamer (Magnoliophyta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hamamelidaceae — ▪ plant family       the witch hazel family of the order Saxifragales, comprising 23 genera of shrubs and trees native to both tropical and warm temperate regions. It includes mildly popular ornamentals such as witch hazel, winter hazel, and… …   Universalium

  • witch-hazel family — noun comprises genera Hamamelis, Corylopsis, Fothergilla, Liquidambar, Parrotia, and other small genera • Syn: ↑Hamamelidaceae, ↑family Hamamelidaceae • Hypernyms: ↑hamamelid dicot family • Member Holonyms: ↑Hamamelidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hamamelid dicot family — noun family of mostly woody dicotyledonous flowering plants with flowers often unisexual and often borne in catkins • Hypernyms: ↑dicot family, ↑magnoliopsid family • Hyponyms: ↑Fagaceae, ↑family Fagaceae, ↑beech family, ↑Betulaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • witch hazel family — the plant family Hamamelidaceae, characterized by trees and shrubs having alternate, simple leaves, flowers in clusters or heads, and fruit in the form of a double beaked woody capsule, and including the sweet gum, witch alder, and witch hazel. * …   Universalium

  • witch hazel family — witch′ ha zel fam ily n. pln a family, Hamamelidaceae, of trees and shrubs with simple alternate leaves, flowers in clusters, and aggregates of beaked fruit capsules: includes the sweet gum and witch hazel …   From formal English to slang

  • witch hazel family — the plant family Hamamelidaceae, characterized by trees and shrubs having alternate, simple leaves, flowers in clusters or heads, and fruit in the form of a double beaked woody capsule, and including the sweet gum, witch alder, and witch hazel …   Useful english dictionary


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