family Dilleniaceae


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Noun1.family Dilleniaceae - chiefly tropical shrubs and trees and climbers having leathery leaves or flattened leaflike stems: genera Dillenia and Hibbertia
dilleniid dicot family - family of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
Hypericales, order Hypericales, order Parietales, Parietales - a large order of dicotyledonous plants of subclass Dilleniidae
genus Dillenia - East Indian and Australian shrubs and trees having panicles of large white or yellow flowers
genus Hibbertia, Hibbertia - evergreen heathlike or scandent shrubs of Madagascar; Australasia; Polynesia
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In elucidating the adaptive radiation and structural diversification within the genus Hibbertia (Dickison et al., 1978), Bill, Phil, and Stebbins used the phrase "ecological adaptive character syndrome." This study was an extension of Rury's master's thesis on the evolution of leaf venation patterns in Hibbertia, Dickison's earlier studies of the entire family Dilleniaceae, and Stebbins's (1974) views on adaptive radiation within Hibbertia in relation to ecological factors.