Definition of Family Juncaceae

1. Noun. Tufted herbs resembling grasses: rushes.

Exact synonyms: 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 Family Juncaceae

family Icteridae
family Iguania
family Iguanidae
family Iguanodontidae
family Indicatoridae
family Indriidae
family Ipidae
family Irenidae
family Iridaceae
family Isoetaceae
family Istiophoridae
family Isuridae
family Ixodidae
family Juglandaceae
family Juncaceae (current term)
family Juncaginaceae
family Jungermanniaceae
family Kalotermitidae
family Kasuwonidae
family Kinosternidae
family Kyphosidae
family Labridae
family Lacertidae
family Lactobacillaceae
family Lactobacteriaceae
family Lamiaceae
family Laminariaceae
family Lamnidae

Literary usage of Family Juncaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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. ..."

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