HyperDic: family_buxaceae

English > 1 sense of the expression family Buxaceae:
NOUNplantfamily Buxaceae, Buxaceae, box familywidely distributed evergreen shrubs and trees
English > family Buxaceae: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningwidely distributed evergreen shrubs and trees.
SynonymsBuxaceae, box family
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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