Definition of Mayacaceae
1. Noun. A monocotyledonous family of bog plants of order Xyridales.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Family, Monocot Family
Group relationships: Commelinales, Order Commelinales, Order Xyridales, Xyridales
Member holonyms: Genus Mayaca, Mayaca
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mayacaceae
Literary usage of Mayacaceae
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)
"Mayacaceae Walp. Ann. 3: 662. 1853. MAYACA FAMILY. Slender branching aquatic moss-like herbs, with linear sessile i-nerved entire and regular, the peduncles ..."
2. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1907)
"... few ovules in each loculus of the ovary, is found in the Commelinaceae, while the Mayacaceae, as a family, is closely allied to the Commelinaceae. ..."
3. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"Mayacaceae (MAYACA FAMILY) Moss-like aquatic plant«, densely leafy, with narrowly linear sessile pellucid leaves, ..."
4. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1901)
"Eustis, N 610 ("in part," according to Small), H 1941. Mayacaceae. 1312. Mayaca michauxii, S. & E. Walton county, C 2999, 5094, ..."