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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In addition, topotecan and irinotecan, analogues of the natural camptothecin, which is isolated from the Chinese tree Camptotheca acuminata Decne., (Nyssaceae) are used to treat colon and ovarian cancer (Oberlies and Kroll, 2004; Wall et al., 1966).
Camptothecin was originally isolated from a Chinese tree Camptotheca acuminata (Nyssaceae) [1].
Nikitin (1965) suggested Nyssaceae. Mai, who has made an extensive study of fossil Punica, accepts them as Punica (Mai & Walther, 1985).
nysaefoliella, is a specialist of blackgum, Nyssa sylvatica Marsh (Cornales: Nyssaceae), and the population used for this study was located within a mixed deciduous forest in Clarke County, Virginia, USA.