Definition of Euglenaceae
1. Noun. Considered green algae.
Generic synonyms: Protoctist Family
Group relationships: Class Euglenophyceae, Euglenophyceae
Member holonyms: Genus Euglena
Lexicographical Neighbors of Euglenaceae
Literary usage of Euglenaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"euglenaceae. Vacuole large, a reservoir for one or more accessory vacuoles, contractile ana opening to the surface by a canal (" pharynx ") in which are ..."
2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1902)
"Only one of three families, the euglenaceae, have a halo- phytic nutrition, the other groups entirely ... The euglenaceae are especially interesting. ..."