family Celastraceae


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Noun1.family Celastraceae - trees and shrubs and woody vines usually having bright-colored fruits
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Catha, genus Catha - a genus of African evergreen shrubs characterized by thick leaves and white flowers
order Sapindales, Sapindales - an order of dicotyledonous plants
Celastrus, genus Celastrus - genus of woody vines and erect shrubs (type genus of the Celastraceae) that is native chiefly to Asia and Australia: includes bittersweet
Euonymus, genus Euonymus - widely distributed chiefly evergreen shrubs or small trees or vines
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Khat plant (Catha edulis Forsk) belongs to the family Celastraceae (moonseed) that is frequently cultivated in certain regions of the horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.
Four species of Hawaiian Orthotylus are known to feed on Perrottetia, the sole genus of the family Celastraceae occurring in Hawaii.