What is another word for salicaceae?

4 synonyms found


[ sˈalɪkˌe͡ɪsiː], [ sˈalɪkˌe‍ɪsiː], [ s_ˈa_l_ɪ_k_ˌeɪ_s_iː]

Synonyms for Salicaceae:

How to use "Salicaceae" in context?

The salicaceae are a family of flowering plants containing the genus Salix, the willows. The Salicaceae are circumscribing and include about 220 species in 10 genera. The Salicaceae are distributed across much of the Northern Hemisphere, with the greatest diversity in temperate regions. Most are shade-tolerant herbs or small shrubs, but a few are deciduous trees. Many Salicaceae are evergreen, but a few are semievergreen. The leaves are alternately arranged, simple, and typically arise from a short stalk. The flowers are solitary or in few-flowered, compound umbels.

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