elm family


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Noun1.elm family - a dicot family of the order Urticales including: genera Ulmus, Celtis, Planera, Tremaelm family - a dicot family of the order Urticales including: genera Ulmus, Celtis, Planera, Trema
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
order Urticales, Urticales - an order of dicotyledonous plants including Moraceae and Urticaceae and Ulmaceae
genus Ulmus, Ulmus - type genus of family Ulmaceae; deciduous trees having simple serrate leaves; widely distributed in temperate regions
Celtis, genus Celtis - large genus of trees and shrubs with berrylike fruit
genus Planera, Planera - a deciduous tree of the family Ulmaceae that grows in the southeastern United States
genus Trema, Trema - an evergreen tree of the family Ulmaceae that grows in tropical America and Africa and Asia
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Members of the elm family can be distinguished by their purple flowers in early spring.
Hackberry (hack*ber*ry) is in the Elm family and grows throughout the eastern United States and in southern Canada.
Researchers in Australia reported this week the discovery of hemoglobin in the roots of a plant in the elm family.