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Descriptor in English: Ericaceae
Descriptor in Spanish: Ericaceae
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ericaceae
Descriptor in French: Ericaceae
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.341.937
Scope note: The heath plant family of the order Ericales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida that are generally shrubs or small trees. Leaves are alternate, simple, and leathery; flowers are symmetrical with a 4- or 5-parted corolla of partly fused petals.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 2002
DeCS UI: 35791
Descriptor UI: D029791
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/07
Ericaceae - Preferred
Concept UI M0385324
Scope note The heath plant family of the order Ericales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida that are generally shrubs or small trees. Leaves are alternate, simple, and leathery; flowers are symmetrical with a 4- or 5-parted corolla of partly fused petals.
Preferred term Ericaceae



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