Definition of Family Naiadaceae
1. Noun. Monotypic family of aquatic plants having narrow leaves and small flowers.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Family, Monocot Family
Group relationships: Alismales, Naiadales, Order Alismales, Order Naiadales
Member holonyms: Genus Naias, Genus Najas, Naias, Najas
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Naiadaceae
Literary usage of Family Naiadaceae
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)
"Aquatic or marsh herbs. Three families are mentioned here. The pondweed family (Naiadaceae), named after one genus, Naias. ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1900)
"family Naiadaceae.—Pondweed Family. About 10 genera, widely distributed, of which Potamogeton is the only one of much size or FIG. 14. ..."
3. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1897)
"In our American manuals the plant, in common with several other genera, is placed in the family, Naiadaceae (Morong, 1893; Britton & Brown, 1896, p. 79). ..."
4. Botanical Guide Through the Phipps Conservatories in Pittsburg and Allegheny by Gustave Guttenberg (1894)
"... in two spreading spikes bearing pure white bracts, while the stamens are dark-brown. Belongs to the family Naiadaceae and is from the Cape of Good Hope. ..."
5. Contributions to Biology by Hopkins Marine Station (1897)
"... Natiirliche Pflanzenfamilien " the family Naiadaceae is made to include only the single genus ..."