Nyssaceae


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Noun1.Nyssaceae - a family of dicotyledonous trees of order Myrtales that includes the sour gum treesNyssaceae - a family of dicotyledonous trees of order Myrtales that includes the sour gum trees
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Myrtales, order Myrtales, order Thymelaeales, Thymelaeales - Myrtaceae; Combretaceae; Elaeagnaceae; Haloragidaceae; Melastomaceae; Lecythidaceae; Lythraceae; Rhizophoraceae; Onagraceae; Lecythidaceae; Punicaceae
genus Nyssa, Nyssa - tupelos: deciduous trees of moist habitats especially swamps and beside ponds
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Chen, who is touring Taiwan as the highest-level Communist Chinese official ever to visit the island, also offered 17 Nyssaceae seedlings, a rare flowering plant that grows only on the mainland, saying the plants are gifts from the Qiang minority group in Sichuan's Wenchuan county, which was devastated by last May's massive earthquake.
Family Name (Latin and Common): Nyssaceae, the Nyssa, Tupelo, or Sour-Gum family
Asterid 4: Alangiaceae, Araliaceae, Cornaceae (Cornus), Nyssaceae, Hydrangeaceae.