family Myrsinaceae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Myrsinaceae - family of Old World tropical trees and shrubs; some in Florida
dicot family, magnoliopsid family - family of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
order Primulales, Primulales - Primulaceae; Theophrastaceae; Myrsinaceae; and (in some classifications) Plumbaginaceae
genus Myrsine, Myrsine - evergreen trees and shrubs having aromatic foliage; Africa; Asia (New Zealand)
Ardisia, genus Ardisia - tropical evergreen subshrubs (some climbers) to trees of Asia and Australasia to Americas
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DC (of the family Myrsinaceae), a Chinese medicinal herb also known as Jiu Jie Long, has been found as an anticancer compound (Zhang et al.