Definition of Hydrocharidaceae
1. Noun. Simple nearly stemless freshwater aquatic plants; widely distributed.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Family, Monocot Family
Group relationships: Alismales, Naiadales, Order Alismales, Order Naiadales
Member holonyms: Genus Hydrocharis, Hydrocharis, Genus Hydrilla, Genus Limnobium, Limnobium, Ditchmoss, Elodea, Genus Elodea, Pondweed, Egeria, Genus Egeria, Genus Vallisneria, Vallisneria
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hydrocharidaceae
Literary usage of Hydrocharidaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"At the other extremity of the series we find such families as the hydrocharidaceae (o : 2), Lemnaceae and ..."
2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Francis Wall Oliver, Anton Kerner von Marilaun, Marian (Balfour) Busk (1895)
"... of the genus Lagarosiphon, native at the Cape and in tropical Africa—only 13 species all together, comprised in the little family of hydrocharidaceae. ..."