family Cecropiaceae

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Related to family Cecropiaceae: Boehmeria, Ulmaceae, Common Nettle
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Cecropiaceae - in some classifications included in family Moraceae
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
Cecropia, genus Cecropia - large genus of tropical American trees that yield a bast fiber used for cordage and bark used in tanning; milky juice yields caoutchouc
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Two beetle species were specialists at the family level, three species were associated with several plant families characterized by milky latex, and Alphus aurivilli was the sole species reared from both Moraceae and the closely related family Cecropiaceae. In the past, some authors have treated the Cecropiaceae as part of the Moraceae (e.g.