Definition of Family Juncaceae
1. Noun. Tufted herbs resembling grasses: rushes.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Family, Monocot Family
Member holonyms: Rush, Genus Juncus, Juncus
Group relationships: Liliales, Order Liliales
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Juncaceae
Literary usage of Family Juncaceae
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1. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"Some of the families are as follows: The rush family (Juncaceae, example, Juncus), with many species, plants of usually swamp habit. ..."
2. A Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger (1898)
"... but in these metamorphosis and reduction have advanced further. Family Juncaceae.—Flowers hypogynous, hermaphrodite ..."
3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1900)
"family Juncaceae. Rush Family. The rushes are limited to 7 genera, but contain over 200 species, a large part of which belong to Juncus. ..."