Definition of Genus Nostoc

1. Noun. Type genus of the family Nostocaceae: freshwater blue-green algae.

Generic synonyms: Bacteria Genus
Group relationships: Family Nostocaceae, Nostocaceae
Member holonyms: Nostoc



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Nostoc

genus Nicotiana
genus Nidularia
genus Nierembergia
genus Nigella
genus Nigroporus
genus Nimravus
genus Nipa
genus Nitella
genus Nitrobacter
genus Nitrosomonas
genus Noctiluca
genus Noctua
genus Nolina
genus Nomia
genus Nopalea
genus Nostoc (current term)
genus Notechis
genus Notemigonus
genus Nothofagus
genus Nothosaurus
genus Notomys
genus Notonecta
genus Notophthalmus
genus Notornis
genus Notoryctus
genus Notropis
genus Nucifraga
genus Numenius
genus Numida
genus Nuphar

Literary usage of Genus Nostoc

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1. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1853)
"The genus Nostoc.—Dr Joseph Hooker has read to the Linnaean Society a paper on the genus Nostoc of botanists, more especially on a species brought by Dr ..."

2. A Treatise on the British Freshwater Algae by George Stephen West (1904)
"... at one time suggested the union of this genus with the genus Nostoc, but there are many good reasons for keeping the genera separate. ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1872)
"... (claimed as a peculiar ps. genus " Nostoc") very soon are seen partly to multiply, by cross-division; or immediately lengthening out — in equal calibre ..."

4. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1872)
"... (claimed as a peculiar ps. genus " Nostoc") very soon are seen partly to multiply, by cross-division; or immediately lengthening out — in equal calibre ..."

5. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1868)
"We may therefore conclude that the genus Nostoc of modern algology, in part at least, if not entirely, may be regarded as the initial or metamorphic states ..."

6. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"... M. Bornet gives a full life- history of the genus Nostoc, including the germination of the spores and the development of the ..."

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