Aquifoliaceae


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Aquifoliaceae

[‚ak·wə‚fōl·ē′ās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of woody flowering plants in the order Celastrales characterized by pendulous ovules, alternate leaves, imbricate petals, and drupaceous fruit; common members include various species of holly (Ilex).
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However, the montane elements of east Asia, such as species of Symplococaceae, Aquifoliaceae, Magnoliaceae and Berberiaceae, are of high phytosociological importance.
Anatomical structure and secretion compounds of colleters in nine Ilex species (Aquifoliaceae) from southern South America.
Yerba Mate (YM; Ilex paraguariensis), from the Aquifoliaceae plant family, is a native South American tree used for tea production (Heck and de Mejia, 2007).
A total of ten nectariferous pollen types were considered as dominant or accessory, according to their frequency: Citrus (Rutaceae), Eucalyptus (Myrtaceae), Ilex (Aquifoliaceae), Lithraea (Anacardiaceae), Machaerium (Fabaceae), Mimosa scabrella (Fabaceae), Myrcia (Myrtaceae), Piptadenia (Fabaceae), Serjania (Sapindaceae) and Zanthoxylum (Rutaceae).
S &W Europe (1) Sensitive to habitat (Aquifoliaceae) disturbance (3) Lilium martagon L.
Hill, Aquifoliaceae), a perennial tree that grows in Southern Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina, is used to make a stimulating drink called chimarrao, terere, or mate.
No dossel, os elementos predominantes sao das familias Lauraceae, Aquifoliaceae e Sapindaceae, enquanto no sub-bosque (arvores com ate 15m de altura), ha dominancia de Myrtaceae, Flacourtiaceae e Euphorbiaceae (2007, p.99)."