Definition of Fucaceae
1. Noun. Small family of brown algae: gulfweeds; rockweeds.
Generic synonyms: Protoctist Family
Group relationships: Fucales, Order Fucales
Member holonyms: Fucoid, Fucoid Algae, Rockweed, Genus Fucus, Ascophyllum, Genus Ascophyllum, Genus Sargassum
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fucaceae
Literary usage of Fucaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History by Taylor and Francis, William Jardine (1853)
"Several species of fucaceae are dioecious ; when these plants are placed for some time in a damp atmosphere, the spores and the antheridia are pushed out on ..."
2. The Vegetable World: Being a History of Plants, with Their Botanical by Louis Figuier (1867)
"Dr. Lindley divides the order of fucaceae into the three following sub-orders, each distinguished by their own peculiarities :— II. ..."
3. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel (1900)
"The factors which determine the disposition of the poles in germination of radial spores are mostly unknown, it is only in Equisetum and some fucaceae that ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"In fucaceae an apical cell is situate at the surface of the thallus in a slit-like ... fucaceae are marked by an entire absence of the asexual method. ..."
5. Text-book of Botany, Morphological and Physical by Julius Sachs (1882)
"Finally we find the fucaceae, in which the thallus is very massive, and forms an actual tissue in which differentiation may be recognised into epidermal ..."