Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Sapindales — the sumacs.

Etymologies

Anacardium +‎ -aceae (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The plant families represented in the canopy are Leguminosae, Bignoniaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Sapindaceae, and Anacardiaceae.

    Madagascar dry deciduous forests

  • Emergent and canopy layers include characteristic tree species belonging to the following families: Anacardiaceae (Astronium fraxinifolium), Leguminosae (Enterolobium contortisiliquum), Boraginaceae (Cordia trichotoma), and Bignoniaceae (Tabebuia chrysotricha).

    Pernambuco interior forests

  • Very large emergent trees are also present among the Anacardiaceae, Burseraceae, Dipterocarpaceae, and Schima crenata.

    Southern Annamites montane rain forests

  • The shrub layer consists of the families Sapindaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Anacardiaceae, and Burseraceae.

    Madagascar succulent woodlands

  • The islands are now largely dominated by shrubby and grassy vegetation, with a few trees, principally represented by the Nyctaginaceae, Bignoniaceae, Anacardiaceae, Rubiaceae and Euphorbiaceae.

    Brazilian Atlantic Islands, Brazil

  • A recent survey in the eastern spiny forest reported that the following families were the most dominant and diverse: Burseraceae, Didiereaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Anacardiaceae, and Fabaceae.

    Madagascar spiny thickets

  • Fynbos/Thicket Mosaic, as its name implies, is a mixture of fynbos elements (mainly ericoid shrubs and restioids) and large-leaved subtropical shrubs (Cassine and Maytenus, both in the family Celastraceae; Sideroxylon spp., in the family Sapotaceae; Rhus spp. in the family Anacardiaceae).

    Lowland fynbos and renosterveld

  • These are made up of Cupressaceae, Anacardiaceae, Pinaceae, Oleaceae, and Fagaceae families.

    Sulaiman Range alpine meadows

  • The forests are dominated by species of Dipterocarpaceae, Clusiaceae, Anacardiaceae, Sapotaceae, and Meliaceae.

    North Western Ghats montane rain forests

  • Some of the relict plant species found in Catatumbo and in eastern Colombia are Ochoterineae colombiana (Anacardiaceae); Miconia mocquerysii (Melastomataceae); Palicourea buntingii (Rubiaceae); and Vochysia lehmannii (Vochysiaceae).

    Catatumbo moist forests

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