Guttiferae

plural noun Gut·tif·er·ae \ˌgəˈtifəˌrē\

Definition of Guttiferae

  1. :  a family of widely distributed chiefly tropical trees and shrubs (order Parietales) usually having opposite or whorled leaves, unisexual flowers, resinous sap, and oil glands and including plants producing valuable fruits, oils, and resins, and some usable timber

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Origin and Etymology of guttiferae

New Latin, from feminine plural of guttifer guttiferous


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