Definition of Juncaceae

1. Noun. Tufted herbs resembling grasses: rushes.

Exact synonyms: Family Juncaceae, Rush Family
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Family, Monocot Family
Member holonyms: Rush, Genus Juncus, Juncus
Group relationships: Liliales, Order Liliales



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Juncaceae

Julius Ullman
Julius Winfield Erving
July
July-flower
July-flowers
July 1
July 4
July Monarchy
Julye
Julys
Jumada I
Jumada II
Jumu'ah
Jun
Jun.
Juncaceae
Juncaginaceae
Junco hyemalis
Juncus
Juncus articulatus
Juncus bufonius
Juncus effusus
Juncus inflexus
Juncus leseurii
Juncus tenuis
Jund-ul-Islam
June
June 14
June 21
June 23

Literary usage of Juncaceae

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 (1896)
"juncaceae Vent. Tabl. 2: 150. 1799.* RUSH FAMILY. Perennial or sometimes annual, grass-like, usually tufted herbs, commonly growing in moist places. ..."

2. Flora of Vermont: A List of the Fern and Seed Plants Growing Without Cultivation by Ezra Brainerd, Vermont Botanical Club, Lewis Ralph Jones, Willard Webster Eggleston (1900)
"Ponds and streams ; frequent. PONTEDERIA P. cordata, L. Pickerel Weed. Borders of ponds and slow streams; frequent. juncaceae. RUSH FAMILY JUNCUS. ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1907)
"Some botanists consider that the grass family is to be ranked as a primitive order and not a degraded liliaceous type through the juncaceae. ..."

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