Definition of Lycopodiaceae
1. Noun. A family of ferns belonging to the order Lycopodiales.
Generic synonyms: Fern Family
Group relationships: Lycopodiales, Order Lycopodiales
Member holonyms: Genus Lycopodium, Lycopodium
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lycopodiaceae
Literary usage of Lycopodiaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Lycopodiaceae Michx. Fl. Bor. Am. 2 : 281. 1803. CLUB-MOSS FAMILY. Somewhat moss-like, erect or trailing terrestrial herbs with numerous small lanceolate or ..."
2. On the Germination, Development, and Fructification of the Higher by Wilhelm Friedrich Benedict Hofmeister, Frederick Currey (1862)
"... and Lycopodiaceae on the other, discloses the most complete uniformity between the fruit- formation on the one hand and the embryo-formation on the ..."
3. An introduction to botany by John Lindley (1835)
"The first kind of theca is found in all species of Lycopodiaceae; the second is only found simultaneously in a few. The contents of both are believed to be ..."
4. Flora of Vermont: A List of the Fern and Seed Plants Growing Without Cultivation by Ezra Brainerd, Vermont Botanical Club, Lewis Ralph Jones, Willard Webster Eggleston (1900)
"Lycopodiaceae. CLUB MOSS FAMILY LYCOPODIUM. CLUB Moss L. annotinum, L. Cold woods ; common. L. annotinum, L. var. pungens, Spring. ..."