rhamnaceous

rhamnaceous

(ræmˈneɪʃəs)
adj
(Botany) of, relating to, or belonging to the Rhamnaceae, a widely distributed family of trees and shrubs having small inconspicuous flowers. The family includes the buckthorns
[C19: from New Latin Rhamnaceae, from Greek rhamnos a thorn]
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A fruit and leaves of Rhamnaceous affinities from the late Cretaceous (Maastrichtian) of Colombia.
Among the various varieties of Rhamnaceous Ziziphus (formerly known as Zizyphus) species, Ziziphus mauritiana L.