Definition of Family Nostocaceae
1. Noun. Blue-green algae.
Generic synonyms: Bacteria Family
Group relationships: Class Cyanobacteria, Class Cyanophyceae, Cyanophyceae
Member holonyms: Genus Nostoc
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Nostocaceae
Literary usage of Family Nostocaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Essentials of College Botany by Charles Edwin Bessey, Ernst Athearn Bessey (1914)
"... (family Nostocaceae) are filamentous with more or less spherical cells, some of which are larger (rarely smaller) than the others and have thickened, ..."
2. Sewage and the BacteriaL Purification of Sewage by Samuel Rideal (1906)
"... a bluish-green or brownish filamentous alga, family Nostocaceae, accompanied by an odour described as like " horse-dung " in England, " pig-pen " in ..."
3. A Laboratory Manual of High School Botany by Frederic Edward Clements, Irving Samuel Cutter (1900)
"... family Nostocaceae 2. Nostoc commune: draw a thread showing the heterocysts and the different stages of fission in the vegetative cells, also the spores ..."
4. Phytoplankton of the Inland Lakes of Wisconsin by Gilbert Morgan Smith (1920)
"( 34) Trichomes not attenuated family Nostocaceae 32 82. ( 33) Filaments solitary or interwoven to form flocculent masses of small size Anabaena p. 55 33. ..."