Caprifoliaceae love

Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Dipsacales — many Asiatic and North American shrubs and vines.

Etymologies

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Caprifolium (“older synonym of Lonicera (honeysuckle et al)”) +‎ -aceae

Examples

  • In the Caprifoliaceae we have small and regular greenish flowers, as in the moschatel (Adoxa); more conspicuous regular open flowers without honey, as in the elder (Sambucus); and tubular flowers increasing in length and irregularity, till in some, like our common honeysuckle, they are adapted for fertilisation by moths only, with abundant honey and delicious perfume to attract them.

    Darwinism (1889)

  • This proves to be a new genus of Caprifoliaceae, paragraph mark Sambuceae.

    Three Expeditions into the Interior of Eastern Australia, Volume 2

  • Caprifoliaceae) including a lengthy section on the Beech Family that includes a separate key for the oaks.

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