HyperDic: box_family

English > 1 sense of the expression box family:
NOUNplantbox family, Buxaceae, family Buxaceaewidely distributed evergreen shrubs and trees
English > box family: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningwidely distributed evergreen shrubs and trees.
SynonymsBuxaceae, family Buxaceae
Member ofSapindales, order SapindalesAn order of dicotyledonous plants
MembersBuxus, genus Buxustype genus of the Buxaceae
genus Pachysandraevergreen perennial procumbent subshrubs or herbs
Broaderdicot family, magnoliopsid familyfamily of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination

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