- an all natural group of chiefly tropical timber.
- A family of dicotyledonous choripetalous flowers of the order Hypericales, typified by the genus Flacourtia, previously included in the Bixaceæ, but more closely related to the Violaceæ. It includes 79 genera and about 300 species, chiefly woody flowers of tropics. See Samydaceæ.
- mainly exotic bushes