Definition of Ceratophyllum

1. Noun. Constituting the family Ceratophyllaceae: hornworts.

Exact synonyms: Genus Ceratophyllum
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Ceratophyllaceae, Family Ceratophyllaceae
Member holonyms: Hornwort



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceratophyllum

Cerapteryx graminis
Cerastes cornutus
Cerastium
Cerastium alpinum
Cerastium arvense
Cerastium tomentosum
Ceratitis
Ceratitis capitata
Ceratodontidae
Ceratonia
Ceratonia siliqua
Ceratopetalum
Ceratopetalum gummiferum
Ceratophyllaceae
Ceratophyllidae
Ceratophyllum
Ceratophyllus
Ceratopogon
Ceratopsia
Ceratopsidae
Ceratopteris
Ceratopteris pteridioides
Ceratopteris thalictroides
Ceratostomataceae
Ceratostomella
Ceratostomella ulmi
Ceratotherium
Ceratotherium simum
Cerberean
Cerberian

Literary usage of Ceratophyllum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Companion to the Botanical Magazine by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1836)
"918. Eupatorium decipiens, Hook, et Arn.—To this may be referred E.folio- losum, D С., р. 174. 917. Eupatorium ceratophyllum, Hook. et Arn.—Probably E. ..."

2. The Flowering Plants of Tunbridge Wells & Neighbourhood by Richard Deakin (1871)
"Linn. Hornwort. 1. 0. demersum, Linn, common Hornwort. Leaves whorled, with bristle-shaped ceratophyllum ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"The advantages of the ceratophyllum method, as described and used by ... As soon as Amoeba appears in the ceratophyllum cultures, skim off the brown scum ..."

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