holly family

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Noun1.holly family - widely distributed shrubs and treesholly family - widely distributed shrubs and trees
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
order Sapindales, Sapindales - an order of dicotyledonous plants
genus Ilex, Ilex - a large genus of dicotyledonous trees and shrubs of the family Aquifoliaceae that have small flowers and berries (including hollies)
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Habitat: An evergreen tree member of the Illiciaceae family growing to about 17metres with shiny elliptical leaves, yellow flowers and glossy brown, star-shaped seedpods.
(Illiciaceae), analisaram que a quantidade de estomatos encontrados por area ([mm.sup.2]) diferiu significativamente nas superficies adaxial e abaxial da folha, sendo que a face inferior apresentou maior numero de estomatos, o que pode ter influenciado a ocorrencia da menor resistencia difusiva e maior taxa transpiratoria.
The four-celled female gametophyte of Illicium (Illiciaceae; Austrobaileyales): implications for understanding the origin and early evolution of monocots, eumagnoliids, and eudicots.