Definition of Lycopodiaceae

1. Noun. A family of ferns belonging to the order Lycopodiales.

Exact synonyms: Clubmoss Family, Family Lycopodiaceae
Generic synonyms: Fern Family
Group relationships: Lycopodiales, Order Lycopodiales
Member holonyms: Genus Lycopodium, Lycopodium



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lycopodiaceae

Lychnis dioica
Lychnis flos-cuculi
Lycia
Lycian
Lycium
Lycium barbarum
Lycium carolinianum
Lycium halimifolium
Lycoperdaceae
Lycoperdales
Lycopersicon
Lycopersicon esculentum
Lycopersicon esculentum cerasiforme
Lycopersicum
Lycophyta
Lycopodiaceae (current term)
Lycopodiales
Lycopodiate
Lycopodineae
Lycopodium alopecuroides
Lycopodium alpinum
Lycopodium clavitum
Lycopodium complanatum
Lycopodium lucidulum
Lycopodium obscurum
Lycopodium selago
Lycopsida
Lycopus
Lycopus americanus
Lycopus europaeus

Literary usage of Lycopodiaceae

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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. ..."

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