What does subfamily Corylaceae mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term subfamily Corylaceae:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Corylaceae, subfamily Corylaceae, family Corylaceae(noun)

    used in some classification systems for the genus Corylus


  1. subfamily corylaceae

    The subfamily Corylaceae, part of the Betulaceae (birch family), consists of small trees and shrubs characterized by their simple leaves and separate male and female flowers. This group includes species such as the hazel (Corylus spp.), the hornbeam (Carpinus spp.) and the hop-hornbeam (Ostrya spp.). They are primarily native to the northern hemisphere, especially North America and East Asia, while some species are found in central and south America, eastern and southern Europe, and northern Africa.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of subfamily Corylaceae in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of subfamily Corylaceae in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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