family Betulaceae

noun
monoecious trees and shrubs (including the genera Betula and Alnus and Carpinus and Corylus and Ostrya and Ostryopsis)
Syn: ↑Betulaceae, ↑birch family
Derivationally related forms: ↑betulaceous (for: ↑Betulaceae)
Hypernyms: ↑hamamelid dicot family
Member Holonyms: ↑Fagales, ↑order Fagales
Member Meronyms:

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  • Betulaceae — Black Alder (Alnus glutinosa) Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Betulaceae — n. 1. a natural family of monoecious trees and shrubs, including the genera {Betula}; {Alnus}; {Carpinus}; {Corylus}; {Ostrya}; and {Ostryopsis}. Syn: family {Betulaceae}, birch family. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Betulaceae — noun monoecious trees and shrubs (including the genera Betula and Alnus and Carpinus and Corylus and Ostrya and Ostryopsis) • Syn: ↑family Betulaceae, ↑birch family • Derivationally related forms: ↑betulaceous • Hypernyms: ↑hamamelid dicot family …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Carpinaceae — noun used in some classification systems for the genera Carpinus, Ostryopsis, and Ostryopsis • Syn: ↑Carpinaceae, ↑subfamily Carpinaceae • Hypernyms: ↑hamamelid dicot family • Member Holonyms: ↑Betulaceae, ↑family Betulaceae …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Corylaceae — noun used in some classification systems for the genus Corylus • Syn: ↑Corylaceae, ↑subfamily Corylaceae • Hypernyms: ↑hamamelid dicot family • Member Holonyms: ↑Betulaceae, ↑family Betulaceae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Betulaceae — Birkengewächse Sandbirke (Betula pendula), Illustration Systematik Abteilung: Bedeck …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Betulaceae — ▪ plant family       birch family of flowering plants, usually placed in the order Fagales; some authorities, however, have placed the family in the order Betulales. The family contains six genera and 120–150 species. It can be divided into two… …   Universalium

  • birch family — noun monoecious trees and shrubs (including the genera Betula and Alnus and Carpinus and Corylus and Ostrya and Ostryopsis) • Syn: ↑Betulaceae, ↑family Betulaceae • Derivationally related forms: ↑betulaceous (for: ↑Betulaceae) …   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

  • birch family — the plant family Betulaceae, characterized by deciduous trees having simple serrate leaves, male flowers in drooping catkins, female flowers in short clusters, and one seeded nuts, and including the alder, birch, hazel, and hornbeam. * * * …   Universalium

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