Juglandaceae


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Related to Juglandaceae: family Juglandaceae
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Noun1.Juglandaceae - trees having usually edible nuts: butternutsJuglandaceae - trees having usually edible nuts: butternuts; walnuts; hickories; pecans
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Juglandales, order Juglandales - coextensive with the family Juglandaceae
genus Juglans, Juglans - type genus of the Juglandaceae
Carya, genus Carya - genus of large deciduous nut-bearing trees; United States and China
genus Pterocarya, Pterocarya - Asiatic nut trees: wing nuts
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FAMILY NAME: Juglans nigra of the Family Juglandaceae
Each species was reared on a host plant belonging to the Rosaceae or a host plant belonging to the Juglandaceae, and guts were plated on tryptic soy agar.
Male flowers are monosymmetric by reduction to a single stamen in Casuarinaceae (Flores & Moseley, 1990), and some Juglandaceae (Abbe, 1974; personal observation) and Myricaceae (Abbe, 1972).
1 IRIDACEAE (Iris Family) Sisyrinchium montanum Greene X JUGLANDACEAE (Walnut Family) Juglans nigra L.
Juglone (5-hydroxy-1,4-naphthalenedione, or 5-hydroxy1,4-naphthoquinone) occurs naturally in the leaves, roots, and bark of plants in the Juglandaceae family, particularly black walnut (Juglans nigra).
Although the walnut and the hickory/pecan genus are distant genera, they do indeed belong to the same family: Juglandaceae.
The pecan is a member of the Juglandaceae family, as is the walnut, but it is more closely related to hickories than to walnuts.
FAMILY NAME: Carya ovata and various species of Carya of the Juglandaceae Family