Myristicaceae


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Related to Myristicaceae: Magnoliales
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Noun1.Myristicaceae - family of aromatic tropical trees with arillate seeds
magnoliid dicot family - family of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
order Ranales, order Ranunculales, Ranales, Ranunculales - herbs, shrubs and trees: includes families Ranunculaceae; Annonaceae; Berberidaceae; Magnoliaceae; Menispermaceae; Myristicaceae; Nymphaeaceae; Lardizabalaceae; Lauraceae; Calycanthaceae; Ceratophyllaceae; Cercidiphyllaceae
genus Myristica, Myristica - type genus of Myristicaceae; tropical Asian evergreen trees with small white or yellow flowers followed by fleshy fruits
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Asonye, Evaluation of Phytochemical Constituents, Antibacterial Activities and Effect of Exudate of Pycanthus angolensis Weld Warb (Myristicaceae) on Corneal Ulcers in Rabbits, Trop.
Myristicaceae Virola calophylla (2) Myristicaceae Virola elongate (11) Myristicaceae Virola surinamensis (2) Myrtaccae Calyptranthes sp.
Family Species Anacardiaceae Spondias axillaris Myristicaceae Horsefieldia amygdalina Moraceae Ficus Cornaceae Alangium chinese Annonaceae Polyalthia simiarum Acoraceae Acorus calamus Elaeocarpaceae Elaeocarpus serratus Melastomataceae Medinilla rubicunda Lauraceae Actinodaphne obovata Rutaceae Micromelum pubescens Table 3.
Habitat: An evergreen tree member of the Myristicaceae growing up to 10m in humid coastal areas in the Moluccan islands.
Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans Houtt.; Myristicaceae) is an evergreen tree that typically grows up to 9.12 m in height; it is indigenous to Indonesia, India, and Sri Lanka, and is now being cultivated in tropical regions of the world, including South Africa (Krishnamoorthy et al.