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Salvadoraceae, family Salvadoraceae, Salvadora family(noun)
a family of Old World shrubs and trees of order Gentianales; related to Oleaceae but having four stamens and four petals
Salvadoraceae are a family in the plant order Brassicales, comprising 3 genera totalling around 12 species. They occur in Africa, including Madagascar; South East Asia; and have also been found on Java, suggesting they are probably found in much of Malesia. They are often found in hot, dry areas. Salvadoraceae were previously placed in order Celestrales, but are now placed in Brassicales.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A plant family of the order Celastrales, subclass Rosidae, class Magnoliopsida, a small family growing in the tropics. Members contain piperidine alkaloids and GLUCOSINOLATES.
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