family Annonaceae


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Noun1.family Annonaceae - chiefly tropical trees or shrubsfamily Annonaceae - chiefly tropical trees or shrubs  
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
Annona, genus Annona - type genus of the Annonaceae; tropical American trees or shrubs
Cananga, Canangium, genus Cananga, genus Canangium - a genus of Malayan tree
genus Oxandra, Oxandra - genus of tropical trees
genus Xylopia, Xylopia - tropical evergreen trees or shrubs; chiefly African
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The historical origins of palaeotropical intercontinental disjunctions in the pantropical flowering plant family Annonaceae. Perspectives in plant ecology, evolution and systematics.17(1) 1-16.
Natural substances (acetogenins) from the family Annonaceae are powerful inhibitors of mitochondrial NADH dehydrogenase (Complex I).
A new subfamilial and tribal classification of the pantropical flowering plant family Annonaceae informed by molecular phylogenetics.
Among botanical families from tropical regions, plants of the family Annonaceae are one of the most promising sources of bioactive molecules because of the wide variety of biologically active secondary metabolites produced by this family (Leboeuf et al.

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