Definition of Ceratophyllum
1. Noun. Constituting the family Ceratophyllaceae: hornworts.
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Ceratophyllaceae, Family Ceratophyllaceae
Member holonyms: Hornwort
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceratophyllum
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 ..."