theaceous

Related to theaceous: Theaceae

theaceous

(θiːˈeɪʃəs)
adj
(Botany) of, relating to, or belonging to the Theaceae, a family of evergreen trees and shrubs of tropical and warm regions: includes the tea plant
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Neither are there Ochnaceous or Theaceous taxa with such primitive wood anatomy, specialized pollen morphology, or randomly organized higher order leaf venation as Strasburgeria.
The buttress mangroves (Pelliciera rhizophorae and other theaceous plants, and Mora megistosperma, a caesalpinaceous plant), have robust trunks with large stem buttress roots and are found on very stable substrates.
Mangroves of the Verbenaceae and Sonneratiaceae have conspicuous pneumatophores (respiratory roots) (see also photo 251), while those of the Caesalpineaceae and Theaceae usually have trunks with buttress roots, like the Pelliciera rhizophorae in the lower picture, a theaceous plant found on the relatively stable coastal soils of the Ensenada de Utria National Park in Colombia.