Definition of Bryaceae
1. Noun. A family of acrocarpous mosses.
Generic synonyms: Moss Family
Group relationships: Eubryales, Order Eubryales
Member holonyms: Bryum, Genus Bryum
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bryaceae
Literary usage of Bryaceae
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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1906)
"... and Bryaceae, which together take up more than half of the pages of this part. The illustrations and text maintain the high standard set by the author ..."
2. Key to the Geology of the Globe: An Essay Designed to Show that the Present by Richard Owen (1857)
"... the first vegetation seen on the lava after the upheaval of Mount Ascension. On Melville Island one-fourth of the flora is composed of Bryaceae. ..."