Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Sapindales — a small group of mostly tropical plants.

Etymologies

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Simarouba +‎ -aceae

Examples

  • An interesting case of secondary dispersal involves the invasive species '' Ailanthus altissima '' (Simaroubaceae), which is typically wind-dispersed.

    Seed dispersal

  • Several quassinoids, which were isolated from some plants of the family Simaroubaceae, showed potent antimalarial activity in vitro

    Chapter 7

  • Thus, the vascular plant famines Amaryllidaceae, Meliaceae, Rubiaceae and Simaroubaceae, have been found to include plant species which are active against malaria parasites (Spencer et al., 1947), and several active compounds have been isolated from some of these plants.

    Chapter 7

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